NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

Archive for March, 2011

NUMSA scores victory on R20 biilion surplus for workers!

NUMSA scores victory on R20 biilion surplus for workers! 24 February 2011 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa), the powerful and second biggest affiliate of COSATU has secured a major victory through protracted negotiations with the engineering and metal industry profiteers pertaining to the R 20 billion surplus belonging to workers. The […]

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NUMSA STATEMENT ON THE COURT RULING ON SABC BLACKLISTING OF POLITICAL COMMENTATORS BY SNUKI ZIKALALA

NUMSA STATEMENT ON THE COURT RULING ON SABC BLACKLISTING OF POLITICAL COMMENTATORS BY SNUKI ZIKALALA 26 January 2011 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) notes the contemptuous judgment that was meted by Judge CJ Claassen, at the North Gauteng Court, pertaining to the manipulation and twisting of news by former SABC Head […]

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NUMSA Remembers Cde Jabulani Nobleman “˜Mzala’ Nxumalo

NUMSA Remembers Cde Jabulani Nobleman ‘Mzala’ Nxumalo 22 February 2011 TODAY, Tuesday 22 February 2011, marks the 20th anniversary of the passing on of one of the revered, outstanding and vociferous Marxist intellectuals par excellence ever produced by the South African Communist Party (SACP) and the African National Congress (ANC), Cde Jabulani Nobleman ‘Mzala’ Nxumalo. […]

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NUMSA answers SAIRR on Labour market liberalisation

NUMSA answers SAIRR on Labour market liberalisation 31 January 2011 The NATIONAL UNION OF METALWORKERS (Numsa) deplores the comments attributed to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the South African Institute of Race Relations (SAIRR), John Kane-Berman, calling for labour market liberalisation in order to achieve the 5 million jobs as envisaged in the New […]

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NUMSA SUPPORTS TRUCK DRIVERS STRIKE!

NUMSA SUPPORTS TRUCK DRIVERS STRIKE! 15 February 2011 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) supports the ongoing truck drivers strike as organised by our sister union, the South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu), for a living wage and sustainable livelihoods for workers. This strike should be located and understood within […]

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NUMSA KZN RESPONSE TO THE ANCYL CALLS FOR PROVINCIAL CABINET RESHUFFLING!

NUMSA KZN RESPONSE TO THE ANCYL CALLS FOR PROVINCIAL CABINET RESHUFFLING! 15 February 2011 The KwaZulu-Natal National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) notes the reckless and misguided pronouncements made by ANCYL provincial leadership for the reshuffling of the provincial Cabinet in KwaZulu-Natal. The ANCYL provincial leadership has chosen to use the bourgeois and […]

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NUMSA Defeats Bridgestone SA apartheid Separatist Management Style!

NUMSA Defeats Bridgestone SA apartheid Separatist Management Style! 28 February 2011 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA), the powerful and second biggest affiliate of COSATU, welcomes the Arbitration Award handed down last week, on 22 February 2011, in a dispute between the union and motor vehicle tyre manufacturer Bridgestone South Africa (SA) […]

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