NUMSA Regional Secretary Bethuel Maserumule with International Association of Machinists President George Kourpias

NUMSA Regional Secretary Bethuel Maserumule with International Association of Machinists President George Kourpias

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Washington, DC, United States
February 1992
Type: Photograph
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
National Union of Mineworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) Regional Secretary Bethuel Maserumule (front left) meeting with International Association of Machinists (IAM) President George Kourpias (front right). Also see is Michael Fleshman, Labor Desk Coordinator of The Africa Fund; Barbara Shailor, International Affairs Director of IAM. The Africa Fund bought Maserumule to the United States after Crown Cork and Seal's South African subsidiary fired 196 workers, members of NUMSA, at its plant Alrode after its workers participated in a two-day stay away protest against apartheid violence. (See: Africa Fund News, No. 1 Issue 1, Spring 1992, The Africa Fund, and other documents of The Africa Fund available on this website.)
Collection: Private collection of Michael Fleshman