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NUMSA update on wage talks 8 June

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) presented its demands to the employers in the Metal and Engineering bargaining council the MEIBC, yesterday. These are NUMSA’s demands: – We demand a 15% wage increase across the board based on the actual rate that workers are earning, and not on the minimum rate. – […]

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Final NUMSA statement on the Engineering Wage Talks

Please click here to download Final NUMSA statement on the Engineering Wage Talks

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NUMSA to begin wage talks in the Engineering sector

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) will begin wage talks in the Metal and Engineering sector from the 7th-8th June 2017. The talks are necessary as the current wage agreement will lapse at the end of this month. In 2014 NUMSA was forced to go on strike because Employers in the sector […]

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NUMSA Media Monitor, 31 – 01 June 2017

NUMSA Media Monitor, 31 – 01 June 2017 NUMSA Media Monitor, 31 – 01 June 2017

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Thembisile Yende Funeral Details

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) will be paying its final respects to Comrade Thembisile Yende in Springs. Please click here to read more about Thembisile Yende Funeral Details

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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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