1 July 2014

South Africa: NUM Supports Numsa Strike Starting Today

Photo: Nardus Engelbrecht/Sapa
Members of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa march for better wages in Cape Town.

press release

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) fully support the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) in their strike fighting for a living wage.

The NUM support Numsa in their fight to close the apartheid wage gap, fighting for equity in the workplace and demanding a Living Wage.

As the NUM, we are saying that it is important for the working class to continue fighting for a living wage because they are among the most oppressed and exploited proletarians in the world. It is important for the working class to continue fighting for better salaries and better working conditions.

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