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NUMSA condemns the shooting of two petrol attendants in Mbombela, Mpumalanga

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) condemns in the strongest terms the murder of petrol station attendant Eric Mhlaba, who was shot and killed over the weekend. Another petrol attendant, Thulani Matjelele is in a critical but stable condition in hospital after he too was the victim of the same attack. Eric […]

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NUMSA will put pressure on Eskom to demand answers over the death of Thembisile Yende

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) will put pressure on Eskom management to provide answers over the death of its employee, Thembisile Yende. A delegation of local and regional leaders from Springs, which included the NUMSA 2nd Deputy President Ruth Ntlokotse, went to the family home to commiserate and express condolences to […]

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NUMSA extends its condolences to the family of Thembisile Yende

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) wishes to express its shock at the death of Lucia Thembisile Yende. Yende was an Eskom employee and a member of NUMSA. The 30 year old was a Learner Artisan in Eskom from December 2012 and was a full time employee of Eskom from December 2015.   […]

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NUMSA calls for a boycott of Zambian products to highlight the political crisis in that country

Zambia under President Lungu, a confirmed dictatorship! The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) will condemn tyranny in all its forms and wherever it raises its ugly head. This is why we have been consistent in condemning the repressive administration, of Zambian president Edgar Lungu. We have consistently warned the world about the […]

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Zambia under President Lungu, a confirmed dictatorship!

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) will condemn tyranny in all its forms and wherever it raises its ugly head. This is why we have been consistent in condemning the repressive administration, of Zambian president Edgar Lungu. We have consistently warned the world about the slide into authoritarianism and dictatorship in Zambia. […]

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NUMSA condemns racism at Formex Engineering

NUMSA condemns racist practices by Formex Engineering in Port Elizabeth The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa has learnt with disgust that one of its members has been suspended by Formex Engineering a company based in Port Elizabeth. Lubabalo Jack our member is being harassed and victimised by his exploiter for exercising his cultural […]

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NUMSA demands full disclosure of GM deal with Isuzu

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) met with General Motors (GM) employees on Tuesday to discuss details of GM’s decision to disinvest from South Africa. Last week GM made the shocking announcement that it was disinvesting from South Africa. The car company signed a deal with Isuzu to take over its operations […]

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Urgent Notice to: NUMSA General Meeting for All Workers Working at General Motors South Africa

NUMSA General Meeting for All Workers Working at General Motors South Africa (including those with pending cases against the GMSA). Numsa herein invites all its members working at General Motors in Port Elizabeth into general meeting scheduled as follows: Date       :  23 May 2017 Venue    :  Nangoza Jebe (Centenary Hall) Time      :  14h00 Transport will be provided after […]

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NUMSA statement on General Motors disinvestment

NUMSA is shocked that GM is disinvesting in South Arica The National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa (NUMSA) is shocked at the news that General Motors (GM) intends to pull its operations out of South Africa. GM informed our members at a general meeting this morning that it is withdrawing from the South […]

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NUMSA remembers victims of Gender Based Violence

Today is the memorial service of Karabo Mokoena, a young woman who was brutally murdered allegedly by her former intimate partner. Karabo’s untimely and tragic death forms a long list of similar incidents of Gender Based Violence (GBV) that show that our society is at war with its women and children. click here to read […]

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