In The News South Africa

Vavi on Saftu recruitment drive

POTCHEFSTROOM, July 26 – South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, who is on a recruitment drive, has sarcastically “thanked” the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) for expelling him. Vavi and the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) were expelled from Cosatu more than two years ago. The […]

In The News South Africa

Numsa warns ‘intransigent’ employers in engineering sector of possible strike

JOHANNESBURG, July 18  – The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) on Tuesday slammed “intransigent” employers in the engineering sector and warned of a “total shutdown” in the industry. This comes after Numsa declared a dispute with employers in the engineering sector following deadlock in wage negotiations last month. Speaking at a media briefing […]