NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

Archive for September, 2011

ESKOM’s actions are cynical and declaration of War, says NUMSA!

ESKOM’s actions are cynical and declaration of War, says NUMSA! Thursday 15 September 2011 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) declared a dispute on August 26, 2011 and has been fighting at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) pertaining to the aborted wage negotiations with state-owned power producer Eskom for […]

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NUMSA removes Enver Motala from its Panel of Liquidators

NUMSA removes Enver Motala from its Panel of Liquidators 13 September 2011 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has noted with concern the Sunday Times report dated Sunday 11 September 201, wherein Mr. Enver Motala is said to have been removed as a Liquidator by the Pretoria Registrar for questionable and unethical […]

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FINAL REMINDER: COSATU / SDC PRESS CONFERENCE ON SWAZILAND

Urgent Press Alert: THE CRISIS IN SWAZILAND DEEPENS ; MASS CAMPAIGN OF DEFIANCE ESCALATED TO NEW HEIGHTS URGENT PRESS CONFERENCE CALLED BY COSATU/SDC  The leadership of the mass protests that rocked Swaziland last week give their side of the story on police brutality, the R2.4bn bailout, and plans to escalate the campaign for democracy.  Despite […]

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NUMSA STATEMENT ON THE ‘DUBULA IBHUNU’ SONG JUDGEMENT

NUMSA STATEMENT ON THE ‘DUBULA IBHUNU’ SONG JUDGEMENT 12 September 2011 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) notes the judgment handed-over at the South Gauteng Court by Judge Collin Lamont declaring the struggle song ‘Dubula iBhunu’ constitutes hate speech. The judgment comes exactly as we observe the 34th anniversary of the brutal […]

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SDC and COSATU statement : The Struggle for a Democratic Swaziland Now!

The Struggle for a Democratic Swaziland Now! 09. 9.2011 We have just returned from Swaziland, where I was part of a COSATU delegation that was invited to join in a number of legal protest actions that have made up the Global Week of Action on Swaziland and organised by the Swaziland Democracy Campaign. The SDC […]

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NUMSA AND NUM MEMBERS WORKING AT ESKOM TO MARCH IN PINETOWN TO ESKOM DEMANDING A LIVING WAGE AND SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS

REMINDER: NUMSA & NUM MEMBERS WORKING AT ESKOM TO MARCH IN PINETOWN TO ESKOM DEMANDING A LIVING WAGE & SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS! 09 September 2011 The NATIONAL UNION OF METALWORKERS OF SOUTH AFRICA (NUMSA) and NATIONAL UNION OF MINEWORKERS (NUM) representing 30 000 workers across the country working at ESKOM will be marching tomorrow Saturday 10 […]

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PRESS ALERT: SASCO PRESIDEENT MANDLANA SPEAKS……COSATU GENERAL ZWELINZIMA VAVI SPEAKS……..

Press Alert: MBULELO MANDLANA, SASCO President and ZWELINZIMA VAVI, COSATU General Secretary, they will jointly address the 20th Anniversary Rally of SASCO, taking place tomorrow 10 September 2011, Rhodes University, Rhodes Sports Ground, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape Province. The 20th Anniversary Rally will be held under the strategic theme “Celebrating 20 years of Students’ Activism, Advancing […]

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NUMSA AND NEHAWU JOINT STATEMENT ON THE SUSPENSION OF SIZWE MEDSCHEME CEO

NUMSA AND NEHAWU JOINT STATEMENT ON THE SUSPENSION OF SIZWE MEDSCHEME CEO 8 September 2011 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) and National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union (NEHAWU) welcome the news on the suspension of Sizwe Medical Aid scheme, Chief Executive Officer {CEO} Ms Linda Gabela by its Board of […]

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COSATU/SDC Press Conference on Leadership Deportations and Public Demonstrations

Press Alert: COSATU/SDC PRESS CONFERENCE AND PUBLIC DEMONSTRATION OUTSIDE SA RESERVE BANK OFFICES! The Swaziland Democracy Campaign (SDC) will be holding a public demonstration outside the offices of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) tomorrow, Friday 09 September 2011, 57 Ntemi Piliso Street, Johannesburg. A PRESS CONFERENCE will be convened before the demonstration at 11h00. […]

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NUMSA salutes SASCO on its 20 years of existence!

NUMSA salutes SASCO on its 20 years of existence! 6 September 2011 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) salutes the leadership and the entire membership of the South African Students’ Congress (SASCO) on the occasion of its 20th anniversary today 6 September 2011. The SA Students’ Congress (SASCO) remains a trusted and […]

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