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NUMSA secures permanent jobs for 100 workers at Bell Equipment

13 July, 2023The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) successfully negotiated for permanent contracts for 100 workers at earthmoving equipment supplier, Bell Equipment, which will become effective this month. For 10 years the workers were employed through labour brokers and the union was on the verge of a strike over the issue. 

South African workers march against socio-economic crisis

7 July, 2023South African workers fed up with corruption, crime, high levels of unemployment, rising inflation and gender-based violence downed tools yesterday in a national day of action on 6 July.  

South African union wins wage increases for leather workers

4 July, 2023To reinforce the Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union’s (SACTWU) endless campaign for improving workers’ lives, the union’s leather negotiating team recently won above inflation wage increases in the general goods and handbags and footwear sectors.

Mid-Term Policy Conference lays down strategic goals for a just future

29 June, 2023A colourful background displaying building blocks to close the growing inequality gap set the scene for discussions on current and future challenges and strategic priorities when 600 representatives from 179 unions in 64 countries met for the IndustriALL Mid-Term Policy Conference on 20-22 June.

Union to fight Anglo American attempts to avoid health and safety laws

28 June, 2023IndustriALL's affiliate, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), is planning to picket at the Anglo American offices in Johannesburg on 14 July to protest proposals to avoid stricter health and safety laws at some of the mining multinational's South African operations.

Global youth conference calls for inclusive union structures

21 June, 2023Delegates at IndustriALL’s global youth conference call for inclusive union structure, guaranteeing young unionists a voice in the future.

Unions demand sincere dialogue with Glencore ahead of AGM

25 May, 2023Ahead of Glencore’s AGM on 26 May, IndustriALL Global Union brought together representatives from trade unions at Glencore operations around the world, as well as from communities touched by the Swiss mining company’s blatant lack of willingness to address serious environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues across its global operations for a pre-AGM. 

South Africa: 300,000 auto workers impacted by delayed wage deal

13 April, 2023IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) are concerned by the unnecessary delay in publishing auto sector agreement in the government gazette. This process ensures that the wage agreement is extended to non-parties. The delay has impacted over 300 000 workers at fuel stations, car dealerships, vehicle body builders, and component manufacturers. 

NUM applies for court ban against Anglo American over health and safety laws

16 March, 2023The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), affiliated to IndustriALL Global Union, has applied for a court interdict to stop Anglo American’s attempts to move mineworkers from being regulated by the strict Mine Health and Safety Act (MHSA, 1996). 

IndustriALL panel at mining indaba demands decent work during energy transition

9 February, 2023Will I have a job after the transition, what type of job, in which sector, and will I earn the same as I currently do? These questions, asked by workers in relation to energy transition, were the starting point for discussions at IndustriALL's panel at the African Mining Indaba in Cape Town on 8 February.