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Australian miner South32 reaches agreement with SAfrican metal workers, strike ends

JOHANNESBURG, October 6 – Australian miner South32 on Friday confirmed that it has reached an agreement with the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) regarding wages for employees at the Hillside Aluminium smelter in Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal. South32 and Numsa agreed on a two-year deal, bringing the strike has now ended and employees […]

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Numsa welcomes public protector probe into corruption and maladministration at SAA, threatens strike action

JOHANNESBURG – The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has welcomed the public protector’s decision to investigate maladministration, corruption, and tender irregularities at South Africa Airways (SAA) and threatened strike action if the airline does not implement recommendations made in a forensic report on the matter.   This followed a complaint lodged by […]

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Unions to march on SAA against poor working conditions and corruption

JOHANNESBURG, August 3 – The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) and the South African Cabin Crew Association (Sacca) have joined forces to march against alleged poor working conditions and corruption at South African Airways (SAA). The unions described the situation at the national carrier as an “escalating crisis”. Numsa’s acting spokesperson, Phakamile Hlubi, […]