Numsa slams Mercedes plan to axe more than 700 jobs

German company seeks to cut production due to declining global demand for its C-Class sedan

Mercedes-Benz SA to lay off 700 workers in East London

Company will adjust production from three daily shifts to two

Stability rules as unions and miners sign five-year wage pacts

Petra Diamonds and National Union of Mineworkers are latest to agree on long-term deal

Axed Sibanye-Stillwater workers expected to appeal dismissals

The mining company has asked employees to use the established grievance mechanisms or union representatives to address any concerns

Miners stage sit-in underground at Sibanye shaft over share option scheme

The striking Kroondal workers are aggrieved they did not receive employee share option scheme payments

Numsa tells members not to vote for ‘antiworker, xenophobic’ parties

If given chance to lead,  DA and ActionSA will take working class back to slavery, general secretary says

Solidarity slams ‘wage arrangement’ between Seifsa and Numsa

Trade union in talks with like-minded employer organisations ‘who are concerned at the way the negotiations were conducted’

Steelworkers secure inflation-beating wage deal

The agreement will raise operational costs for steel companies in a sector that is already struggling

Unions seek mandate after revised offer from steel employers

We seem to be finding each other, says Numsa, but Solidarity asks its negotiators not to sign

Numsa signs two-year wage deal with bus sector employers

In the first rounds of talks in February, Numsa initially demanded a one-year, 15% increase

Wage increases must be based on actual pay rates, says Solidarity

Solidarity is demanding a 6% wage increase each year for three years

Threat to disrupt SABC election coverage pays off for union

Broadcaster’s staff will get 6% wage increase after standoff in CCMA resolved

Numsa demands above-inflation wage increase in steel sector

Seifsa CEO says talks are going well and the prospect of a standstill is low

Nehawu president Shingange calls public service 4.7% pay rise a ‘spit in the face’

Unions threaten to down tools over the government’s implementation of wage deal reached at the bargaining council in 2023

Chaos by striking eThekwini workers will not be tolerated, says cabinet

Thirteen Samwu workers were arrested for taking part in the wildcat strike last week, and more than 70 have been served with notices