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Archive for May, 2010

Economy

Finding the answers to halving unemployment and poverty In other parts of this Bulletin we have spelt out the high levels of poverty and unemployment in this country. In 2003 at the Growth and Development Summit, government Source Numsa Bulletin

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Declaration of the Alliance Summit

DOCUMENT Declaration of the Alliance Summit – 9-10 May 2008The African National Congress, the South African Communist Party, the Congress of South African Trade Unions, together with the So Source Numsa Bulletin

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Congress Conversations

CONGRESS CONVERSATIONSWith debates towards Numsa's 8th National Congress hotting up, here are ideas from writers to provoke debate in your workplace, your local or region. Are the local di Source Numsa Bulletin

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CCMA is avoiding ruling on jurisdictional objections at conciliation

CCMA is avoiding ruling on jurisdictional objections at conciliation If you have attended conciliation proceedings intending to raise a jurisdictional objection only for the commissioner to decline to issue a ruling and Source Numsa Bulletin   

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Big Belly Laugh

Eskom and load-sheddingA snap survey of four Eskom shop stewards revealed that in areas where two of them are residing – Katlehong and Vosloorus – there was no load shedding early this year. Just who switches on and off those but Source Numsa Bulletin

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Numsa condemns Zapiro cartoon

15 January 2010 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) is utterly disgusted and incensed by the Zapiro cartoon in today’s Mail & Guardian. The cartoon by Zapiro depicts the President of the Republic and of the ANC Jacob Zuma unbuckling his pants whilst Lady Justice is being held on the floor by […]

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NUMSA STATEMENT ON THE ANC’s RESPONSE TO COSATU CEC STATEMENT

 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) is disturbed by the tone and thrust of the African National Congress (ANC) response to Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) Central Executive Committee (CEC) Statement. The ANC’s response undermines the long held set of protocols in the Alliance for purposes of engagement, including the […]

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NUMSA STATEMENT ON THE ANC’s RESPONSE TO COSATU CEC STATEMENT – Monday 08 March 2010

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) is disturbed by the tone and thrust of the African National Congress (ANC) response to Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) Central Executive Committee (CEC) Statement. The ANC’s response undermines the long held set of protocols in the Alliance for purposes of engagement, including the […]

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Joint Statement of the South African Communist Party and National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa – 23 March 2010

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) and the South African Communist Party (SACP) senior leadership held a fruitful and comradely bilateral engagement, today 23 March 2010, in Newtown, Johannesburg. The bilateral engagement forms part of a series engagements that Numsa and SACP will be constantly having as part of soliciting a shared […]

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NUMSA NATIONAL BARGAINING CONFERENCE DECLARATION (29-31 March 2010)

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa), representing 234 000 metalworkers in the country met from the 29 -31 March 2010 at the Vincent Mabuyakhulu Conference Centre under the banner of our National Bargaining Conference (NBC) and unanimously resolved to give expression to the theme: Living Wage = Decent Work. We have met […]

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