Business In The News South Africa

Numsa slams Mboweni’s appointment as “doom for workers”

JOHANNESBURG, October 11 – The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) said on Thursday it was disappointed by the  appointment of former central bank governor Tito Mboweni as new finance minister, saying that it spelt doom for workers. President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday announced Mboweni as the new finance minister after Nhlanhla Nene resigned […]

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SA ConCourt rules that workers dismissed over struggle song must be reinstated – NUMSA

JOHANNESBURG, September 13 – The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa said on Thursday the Constitutional Court had ruled that workers fired by a company for singing a struggle song during a 2013 strike must be reinstated. “NUMSA wins again!! The Constitutional court has found that workers who sang the Struggle song “Umama uyajabula […]

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SA metalworkers union awaits Concourt ruling on workers’ dismissal over struggle song

JOHANNESBURG, September 13  – The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa on Thursday reiterated its stance that workers should be allowed to express themselves through struggle songs, ahead of a Constitutional Court ruling on whether a company was right to dismiss employees for singing one during a strike. In 2013 Duncanmec dismissed workers affiliated […]