NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

Archive for August, 2012

President Cedric Gina’s Opening Address to Numsa Central Committee held in Birchwood Hotel and Conference Centre on 27 August 2012.

National Office Bearers, Central Committee delegates, Local Chairpersons of our locals, Officials present here, Invited guests, Comrades and friends, It is my privilege to greet you this morning on behalf of the National Office Bearers. This is our first Central Committee after our successful 9th National Congress that took place in Durban from 04-08 June […]

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NUMSA CALLS ON THE PSL TO USE TONIGHT’S GAMES TO MOURN THE THIRTY-FOUR (34) PERISHED MARIKANA WORKERS!

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) Hlanganani Region (North-West) calls on the Premier Soccer League (PSL) to use tonight’s crucial league matches involving Soweto and Pretoria giants, namely Kaizer Chiefs vs. Sundowns, and Supersport United vs. Orlando Pirates, to allow soccer players and the South African soccer fans to mourn the 34 […]

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Surplus payout to members

Joe Molusi recently sat down with Caroline Maswanganyi, Numsa benefits assistant, to discuss the further implementation of surplus pension and provident fund payouts to former and current Numsa members. Joe Molusi: About R27-billion will be distributed among the members of the Engineering Pension Fund and the Metal Industry Provident Fund. How will this exercise unfold […]

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Media Invitation To A Joint Press Conference Of NUMSA, SAMWU And SANCO On The Political Crisis Facing Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality!

The leadership of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA), South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) and South African National Civic Organisations (SANCO) will be holding a Press Conference this coming Sunday 19 August 2012, Bimba Magqabashana House, 22 Pickering Street, Newton Park, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape province. The purpose of the Press […]

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Favourable settlement reached on Evraz strike

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) has ended a month long strike at Evraz Highveld Steel and Vanadium after reaching a favourable agreement with the company. The 2000 striking workers, that were protesting the retrenchment of more than 500 workers and salary cuts due to the implementation of a new shift system […]

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NUMSA Sends Condolences To NUM AND Families Of Workers Who Lost Their Live!

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) sends its deepest condolences to our allies, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and to the families of workers who have lost their lives during yesterday’s bloodiest shooting of workers by members of the South African Police Services (SAPS). Whatever their grievances, NUMSA does not condone […]

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WORLD FEDERATION OF TRADE UNIONS

PRESS RELEASE The World Federation of Trade Unions expresses its deepest condolences to the families of all victims at the outrageous conflict in Lonmin mine in South Africa. We are on the side of the SACP and NUM and we express our solidarity with their efforts to defend the real rights of workers and the […]

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Numsa sends delegates to Cuba

Numsa sent a two-person delegation to the second conference of young workers in Havana, Cuba. This conference follows the founding conference in Lima, Peru in 2010. Rallies The delegates had an opportunity to be part of workers’ rallies in Havana addressed by the state president Raul Castro. Part of the declaration adopted by the conference […]

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Dear Numsa News

Dear Numsa News, The road to Mangaung has deep potholes. Careful consideration is vital while waiting for the ANC NEC to officially open the succession debate so that branches can start deliberating. But the leadership race has long been debated under the carpet. The gloves are off. We need to carefully discuss succession, conscious of […]

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Cosatu and Numsa on the youth wage subsidy

Numsa and Cosatu firmly oppose National Treasury’s plan to implement a youth wage subsidy. This does not mean that the unions are indifferent to the challenges confronting the youth. On the contrary, the federation and its affiliates have championed the cause of quality education and the youth and the right to a decent job. In […]

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