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A writing challenge for men

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MAYDAY 2016

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Domestic Workers’ Empowerment Programme: Application Date Extended

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Youth and Gender

Click to start download: Youth Forum Declaration 20TH SEPTEMBER 2015 Click to start download: National Gender Meeting AUGUST 2015 Draft Declaration Click to start download: National Gender Meeting Draft Program AUGUST 2015

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Glencore members on strike

Numsa members at Glencore demands on the strike were  two fold; mainly about benefits and conditions, but there  were also an express set of demands relating to women  workers.  The biggest issue was around the flouting of maternity benefits, 3 women had miscarried due to the stress of being sent home on discovering that they […]

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Download the latest edition of NUMSA News (October 2014)

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30 000 workers stand to lose their jobs

About 30 000 workers in Swaziland’s textile sector and other manufacturing industries will lose their jobs this year. Texray Swaziland, the kingdom’s biggest textile company, will lose more than 2000 jobs alone, because the Swazi Government failed to comply with  conditions  set  by  the  United  States  Government  preferential  trade  Agreement, African Growth and Opportunities Act […]

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Social Movement or United Front?

If there is something that workers are eager to know – it is to be clear on what is a social movement or a United Front? Some say it’s a concept that deals with the mushrooming of socially-conscious political parties to be voted in, in 2014, others define it as parties or associations that consider […]

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Women, Make your Mark

Are women sufficiently represented in the Engineering sector or is this sector still male dominated, asks Prudence Gqoba and discovers more than she bargained for… I scanned the room and I saw mostly male delegates. I counted the number of women at the National Bargaining Conference, held in March. I could  not  even  reach  10.  (Most  NBC  […]

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G4S – stay out of Apartheid Israel’s prisons

Local organisations gave a thumbs-down to G4S, a global private security company, hired by Israel, to oversee the security systems in Israeli dungeons in which over 5000 Palestinian men, women and children are  jailed. Numsa joined a local picket to highlight the plight of Palestinian prisoners, in Johannesburg, last month (April). Numsa representative, Skhumbuzo Phakathi and WFTU’s […]

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