NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

Archive for August, 2004

Aug 2004

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Brazil celebrates as a metalworker is elected president

Brazilians made history on Sunday, October 27, 2002 when they elected a metalworker, Lula, as the President of the Country. This result was greeted with joy by workers, peasants, activists, trade unionists and people all over the world. This is a historic victory because when Lula formed the Workers’ Party in 1980 nobody believed that […]

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TELKOM: the new pyramid scheme?

Soon after the Cosatu anti-privatisation strike on October 1-2, government announced that it had set aside R43 million to “sell the virtues of privatisation and shareholding to the public”. It plans to put Telkom shares on the market early next year. The South African Communist Party (SACP) spells out its reasons why it thinks the […]

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Numsa to consult workers over wage proposals in the motor retail.

DATE : 13 August 2004 Johannesburg NUMSA PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NUMSA TO CONSULT WORKERS OVER WAGE PROPOSALS IN THE MOTOR RETAIL. The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) will extensively consult all 180 000 workers in the petrol stations, component manufacturing, car dealer shops and panel beating shops. This comes […]

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Motor retail employers must now brace for a strike.

DATE : 13 August 2004 Johannesburg NUMSA PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MOTOR RETAIL EMPLOYERS MUST NOW BRACE FOR A STRIKE ACTION. The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) is preparing for a large scale mobilization of 180 000 workers in the petrol stations , component manufacturing , car dealer shops and […]

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Numsa balloting workers for a massive strike at Eskom company.

DATE: 13 August 2004 Johannesburg Press release – for immediate release NUMSA BALLOTING WORKERS FOR A MASSIVE STRIKE AT ESKOM COMPANY. The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) is currently balloting workers at ESKOM utility company whether to accept the proposed service gratuity amounts with penalties or alternatively embark on strike action to […]

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Numsa to accept 7,5% from steel and engineering employers to avoid strike.

DATE : 05 August 2004 Johannesburg NUMSA PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NUMSA TO ACCEPT 7,5% FROM STEEL AND ENGINEERING EMPLOYERS . A potential strike action by over 120 000 workers in the steel and engineering has been avoided. This comes after workers in the industry overwhelmingly agreed to accept 7,5% for the lowest […]

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Numsa and car manufacturing employers conclude a 3 year wage deal.

DATE: 05 August 2004 Johannesburg Press release – for immediate release NUMSA AND CAR-MANUFACTURING EMPOYERS CONCLUDE A 3 YEAR WAGE DEAL. Today, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) will conclude a three-year wage agreement with the Automobile Manufacturers Employers Organisation (AMEO). The parties will sign the agreement today at Sunnyside, Pretoria , […]

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Numsa members still debating the 7,5% wage offer from SEIFSA.

DATE: 02 August 2004 Johannesburg NUMSA PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NUMSA MEMBERS STILL DEBATING THE 7,5% WAGE OFFER FROM SEIFSA. Workers in the steel and engineering are debating the improved wage offer of 7,5% for the lowest paid and 6,5% for the highest paid. This comes after the National Union of Metalworkers of […]

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