Campaigns

Details of Numsa marches taking place across the country on Wednesday 19 March 2014

Striking for Youth JOBS: Against False Solutions… Wednesday 19 March 2014  PROVINCE TIME GATHERING MARCHING TO SPEAKER(S): CONTACT Eastern Cape 09H00am Nongoza Jobe Hall, Ntsekisa Road, New Brighton, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape Vuyisile Mini Square, Govan Mbeki Str, CBD, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape NUMSA President ANDREW CHIRWA;SADTU President THOBILE NTOLA Phumzile Nodongwe, Regional Secretary, Free […]

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Numsa Western Cape region links shop floor struggle with community struggles

How we got to be involved, is through a shop steward who is a REC delegate comrade Charles January. He understood clearly what do we mean when we said we must be involved in the community struggles. Over the weekend of the 22nd – 23rd February 2014 we resolved to be involved in the Manenberg […]

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Nedlac grants Numsa application for a protest action

Nedlac consideration of the NUMSA section 77 (1) (B) notice in respect of the employment Tax Incentive Bill At the meeting held on 14 February 2014, the committee confirmed that the matter (protest) be considered. This certificate from Nedlac although granted to Numsa, means that all workers are covered – they cannot be fired for taking […]

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NUMSA gets certificate to strike for Youth jobs

At a meeting of Nedlac’s section 77 committee on February 14 2014, Numsa and other organisations were granted permission to go on strike over the Employment Tax Incentive Scheme. Our call is for a strike for jobs for youth and against false solutions. Numsa and other organisations must now give 14 days’ notice of this […]

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NUMSA strike update

After a hard fought battle between Numsa representing employees (garage workers) and the employers, represented by the Fuel Retailers Association and Retail Motor Industry, managed to reach agreement. The Numsa Special Executive committee (NEC) took place today  and resolved to accept as follows;  Wage increase of 11, 6% for 2013, 9% for 2014 and 9% for 2015, in […]

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2013 Motor strike resolution negotiations update

The Numsa Special National Executive Committee (NEC) was convened today, Friday 27th September 2013, to update the NEC on the outcome of negotiations with the RMI and FRA as well as the engagement with the Minister of Labour and Minister of Energy. The improved offer of 11, 6%, 9% and 9% for 2013, 2014 and […]

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Motor Strike update – 18 September 2013

Negotiations continued on Monday September 16 but no deal was sealed. Employers insisted that they want us to give them an undertaking on the peace clause. This peace clause will prevent strikes on every issue while the agreement is in place. It will stop us striking even on issues that are not in the agreement. […]

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Majority of motor workers earning above the minimum rates set by the industry

Motor employers are firm that they are only offering a 7% increase on the minimum rates of pay. However, Numsa's research unit has analysed information received from the motor industries bargaining council (Mibco). This shows that the majority of motor industry workers are paid wages that are above the minimums. This means that if Numsa […]

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Join the motor marches

If you are a motor member, join the motor marches across the country: Western Cape: 9 September Gauteng          : 9 September MP                   : 11 September Eastern Cape :12 September NC                    : 12 September KZN                  : 12 September Our core demands to the Fuel Retailers Association (FRA) and the Retail Motor Industry (RMI) are reasonable and […]

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NUMSA’s memorandum of demands to RMI and FRA

Numsa's memorandum of demands below; 1. 70000 cheaply exploited workers in garages, components manufacturers, truck body & trailer builders, panel beaters, spares shops, car and parts dealership and fitment workshops, have consciously decided to down tools and to withdraw our labour after failed protracted wage negotiations since April 2013 with the intransigent employer bodies, the […]

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