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Archive for October, 2012

NUMSA National Executive Committee (NEC) Meets

Monday 29 October 2012 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) is holding its National Executive Committee (NEC) as from today Monday 29 October 2012 –until- Tuesday 30 October 2012, at Vincent Mabuyakhulu Conference Centre, Newtown, Johannesburg, Gauteng province. The NEC will be followed by a two day National Evaluation and Strategic Meeting […]

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Good Year Statement

Goodyear Statement Numsa supports Good Year Strikers Numsa fully supports the current strike of Good year workers who are protesting at the company’s sudden, unilateral removal of an allowance that has been paid to them over many years and has become a standard practice. We call on all progressive communities of both Port Elizabeth and […]

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Numsa members to march in Solidarity with Num to the Chamber of Mines; Demand Scrapping of the Youth Wage Subsidy by Government and total ban of Labour Brokers!

Friday 26 October 2012 The 11th National Congress of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) took a decisive resolution for all affiliates to give their political and mass support to the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) in the ongoing class struggles for a Living Wage as fought by Mineworkers. Members of NUMSA will […]

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Toyota Boshoku Workers to return to work

24 October 2012 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) in KwaZulu-Natal province has called-off the Toyota Boshuko strike, after Boshuko management conceded to workers demand. The Retention Allowance will hence be enjoyed by all workers, irrespective of their skills or grades. The union had declared a dispute in 2009, but the employer […]

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GOODYEAR WORKERA down tools

Tuesday 23 October 2012 Workers at Goodyear in Uitenhage, Eastern Cape province, belonging to the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) have down tools and they are embarking on a protected strike as from this morning Tuesday 23 October 2012. The workers are demanding a Relief Allowance when placed on staggered break, which […]

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The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa’s Youth Forum will be embarking on a protest action (march) on the 27 October 2012. This protest march will be to show our union’s opposition to the refusal of employers to stop the use of Labour Brokers in our Industry / Sectors and the refusal by government […]

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Comrade Mtutuzeli Tom’s Memorial Lecture delivered by the President of NUMSA, Cde Cedric Sabelo Gina

Cde Mtutuzeli Tom is the son of Mpongo Village who was born on 07 September 1959. He lived an exemplary life of selflessness and sacrifice that we are here to celebrate and take a leaf from! In his final farewell in 2010, I explained its extra-ordinary nature. I said he was special, and I repeat […]

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Numsa AND Alliance Partners Memorandum OF Demands To Eskom

NUMSA AND ALLIANCE PARTNERS MEMORANDUM OF DEMANDS TO ESKOM HANDED ON THE 19TH OCTOBER 2012 IN LEPHALALE DATE     : 19TH OCTOBER 2012 FROM    : NATIONAL UNION OF METALWORKERS OF SOUTH AFRICA (NUMSA) TO        : ESKOM HOLDINGS LTD RE       : APPALLING WORKING CONDITIONS & DETERIORATING WORKING CONDITIONS WITHIN THE MEDUPI PROJECT GRIEVANCES 1. We have noted […]

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COSATU General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi’s Address to the 7th Annual Peace, Safety and Human Rights Memorial Lecture

Moral citizenship in 21st century South Africa 7th UNISA Annual Peace, Safety and Human Rights Memorial Lecture It is such a great honour to have been invited to this prestigious annual lecture, which is a geared towards commemorating the lasting legacy of our country’s first democratically elected Minister of Justice, Abdullah Omar. I am particularly […]

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Numsa Deputy General Secretary To Lead Medupi Workers March in Lephlale, Limpopo: 19 October 2012

KARL CLOETE, NUMSA Deputy General Secretary will be leading a march of 10 000 Medupi workers tomorrow Friday 19 October 2012, Lephalale town, Limpopo province, to hand-over a Memorandum of Demands from workers to ESKOM and Department of Labour (DoL). This march is a continuation of the many battles waged by NUMSA on the many […]

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