NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

Archive for August, 2010

Numsa statement on the death of former Numsa president, Mtutuzeli Tom

Numsa statement on the death of former Numsa president, Mtutuzeli Tom 28 August 2010 1. The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) mourns the passing away of its former President Cde Mtutuzeli Tom. Cde Mtutuzeli Tom passed away last night, 27 August 2010, at St Dominic Hospital in East London. 2. Cde Tom […]

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NUMSA Statement on the ArcelorMittal and Imperial Crown Trading Looting Scheme

NUMSA Statement on the ArcelorMittal and Imperial Crown Trading Looting Scheme15 August 20101. The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) is dismayed, disgusted and shocked by what clearly appears to be a get-rich-quick scheme involving a so-called BEE consortium, Imperial Crown Trading (ICT) 289. The scheme, recently announced by ArcelorMittal, includes the buy-back […]

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Numsa statement on the collapsed tyre wage negotiations

Numsa Statement on the collapsed Tyre Wage Negotiations 05 August 2010 The NATIONAL UNION OF METALWORKERS OF SOUTH AFRICA (Numsa), the single largest trade union representing over 6000 workers in the New Tyres Manufacturing Industry and related operations has since April 2010 been engaged in a process of lingering negotiations over wage increases and improvement […]

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Auto assembly workers to strike from 11 August

NUMSA MEMBERS READY TO DOWN TOOLS IN DEMAND OF A LIVING WAGE!Tuesday 10 August 20101. The members of the NATIONAL UNION OF METALWORKERS OF SOUTH AFRICA (Numsa) in the automobile industry will down tools as from tomorrow Wednesday 11 August 2010, as a result of the stubbornness and big-headed arrogance by the Automobile Employers Organization […]

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SAPS is not a bargaining chamber for wage negotiations

SAPS IS NOT A BARGAINING CHAMBER FOR WAGE NEGOTIATIONS12 August 2010 1. The NATIONAL OF METALWORKERS OF SOUTH AFRICA (Numsa) calls on Minister of Police Nathi Mthethwa and National Commissioner General Bheki Cele to publicly reproach SAPS personnel for forcefully intimidating and abusing their duty against striking Numsa members at Port Elizabeth. 2. The SAPS […]

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Auto assembly workers to strike on Wednesday 11 August

STATEMENT ON THE PLANNED AUTO INDUSTRY STRIKE ACTION FRIDAY, 6 AUGUST 2010 1. We, the NATIONAL UNION OF METALWORKERS OF SOUTH AFRICA (NUMSA), the single largest trade union representing over 31 000 workers in the automotive manufacturing industry has since April 2010 been negotiating wage increases and improvement of working conditions with the Automobile Manufacturers […]

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