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NUMSA rejects employers offer in Bus Passenger sector

The strike continues! Members of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) have rejected the latest wage offer by Employers in the Bus Passenger sector. Thousands of NUMSA members have gone on strike to protest against the dehumanising conditions faced by employees in the bus passenger sector. Since embarking on strike action today, […]

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NUMSA DGS Comrade Karl Cloete input on #ZumaMustFall campaign

What is the class agenda of the latest #ZumaMustFall campaign? Download to read more

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NUMSA Statement on the crisis facing the country

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NUMSA intensifies strike at Road Accident Fund

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) will intensify the strike at the Road Accident Fund. For the last two days RAF and NUMSA have been engaged in mediation but it has failed to resolve the impasse between both parties. RAF wasted tax payer money by pretending to mediate! When parties are called […]

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Call to support Jozi Solidarity March Against Xenophobia

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NUMSA statement on the passing away of Ahmed Kathrada

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) joins the people of South Africa in mourning the loss of Apartheid fighter and struggle hero Ahmed Kathrada. Kathrada was a selfless activist who dedicated 75 years of his life to the struggle for liberation. From as young as age twelve, Kathrada was involved in the […]

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The CCMA facilitates negotiations between NUMSA and the Road Accident Fund

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa, (NUMSA) will participate in negotiations with the Road Accident Fund, which will be facilitated by the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA). NUMSA members have been on strike since the 16th of March 2017. NUMSA has resolved to intensify the strike during the course of the […]

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NUMSA Celebrates the legacy of veteran and pioneering entertainer, Joe Mafela

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) joins the whole country in celebrating the life of Joe Mafela whose untimely passing has been widely reported. Mafela’s memorial service was held this week on the 23rd  of March 2017. Mafela was a shining African talent. He was the first black male lead in the […]

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RAF workers in Pretoria demonstrate against the shambolic state of the Fund.

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NUMSA to lodge a complaint with Public Protector on the RAF

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) notes the response through Fin24 by the Road Accident Fund (RAF) CEO Dr Eugene Watson, on the strike action by our members at the RAF. Like all good capitalists and neo-liberalists Dr Watson’s first port of call is to question the numbers of our members taking […]

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