privileged and challenged to be south african.

we're all in this together.



Video links and podcasts

Videos: NEASA lodged urgent application in Labour Court

NEASA lodged an urgent application in the Labour Court to prevent the Metal and Engineering Bargaining Council (MEIBC) from requesting the Minister of Labour to extend the ...
View the video

MEIBC: NUMSA did not negotiate with NEASA, whom represents more employers than SEIFSA

SEIFSA represents approximately 15% of the employers in the Industry, and NEASA is approximately 30% bigger than SEIFSA in terms of numbers of employment. Listen to Gerhard...
Listen to podcast

Podcasts: NEASA lock-out of NUMSA members continues

NUMSA's application to declare the lock-out by NEASA illegal, was dismissed by the Labour Court in Johannesburg. The NEASA lock-out will continue until we have rea...
Listen to podcast

Videos: Court declares NEASA lock-out legal

An application by Numsa to the Labour Court in Johannesburg, to declare the lock-out being conducted by Neasa illegal, was dismissed with costs. Neasa CEO, Gerhard Papenfus...
View the video

Videos: Minimum wage: the market itself should subscribe a minimum wage

The only institution that can set a wage, is the market itself. Interference in the market causes job losses. Gerhard Papenfus was interviewed on ENCA news. View the video ...
View the video

Videos: The introduction of a national minimum wage

The introduction of a national minimum wage would negatively effective workers in the country. This is what the National Employers Association of South Africa told Parliame...
View the video

Videos: Implementing a National Minimum wage

South Africa may be intching closer to implementing a national minimum wage. NEASA says it will be difficult to implement. Listen to Gerhard Papenfus, NEASA CE, interviewed...
View the video

MEIBC: NEASA podcast: Does South Africa's labour law play a role in exacerbating the strike?

Mr Papenfus was a guest on SAfm’s Forum@8 debate that included representatives from the Department of Labour and Cosatu.  Does South Africa's labour law ...
Listen to podcast

Videos: Lock-out of workers after the 4 week strike - the details

NEASA Chief Executive Gerhard Papenfus and Stephen Nhlapho From NUMSA were interviewed on SABC - Question Time about the lockout of workers after the four week strike.  Watch the video ...
View the video

MEIBC: NEASA podcast: small business should get a separate dispensation

Listen to podcast