NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

Archive for November, 2012

Dick Forslund, AIDC – wage-led and sustainable growth

Dick Forslund, AIDC – wage-led and sustainable growth  

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Numsa takes stock

Numsa takes stock From November 28 – 30, 2012, Numsa representatives from all regions gathered in Johannesburg to start preparing for the bargaining round in 2013. Purpose and objectives of the pre-bargaining conference: 1. To assess the state of implementation of the collective bargaining agreements scheduled to be renegotiated in 2013. 2. To assess and […]

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NUMSA National Pre Collective Bargaining Conference

Opening Input Numsa 1st Deputy President 28th November 2012 “South Africa has a developed capitalist economy. In our country, and wherever it exists, the capitalist mode of production has the same basic characteristics. It is an exploitative system based on the extraction of surplus value from wage labour. But the universal features of capitalism occur […]

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Numsa supports Cosatu led E-TOLL marches and calls on Workers to swamp the Streets of Johannesburg and Tswane EN MASSE!

29 November 2012 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) fully supports the two major marches that will be taking place tomorrow Friday 30 November 2012, in Johannesburg and Tshwane, as organised by our militant and fighting federation – the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) calling for and exerting pressure on […]

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DGS Input to the Numsa Pre-National Bargaining Conference

28 NOVEMBER 2012 RANDBURG Purpose and objectives of the pre-bargaining conference: 1. To assess the state of implementation of the collective bargaining agreements scheduled to be renegotiated in 2013. 2. To assess and analyse bargaining trends and settlements in our economy. 3. To assess the economic position of the sectors and national house agreement companies […]

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Numsa condemns unholy Alliance between ANC Councillors and the opposition in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan

27 November 2012 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) in the Eastern Cape condemns the unholy and unprincipled alliance forged by some ANC councillors in collaboration with our class enemies, mainly opposition parties in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan (NMBM) for the removal of the Mayor Zanoxolo Wayile, Speaker Maria Hermans and […]

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Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus to address Numsa Pre-National Bargaining Conference

27 November 2012 GILL MARCUS, the Governor of the Reserve Bank will address the pre-National Bargaining Conference (NBC) of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) tomorrow Wednesday 28 November 2012, at 10h00am, Randburg Inn Hotel, Cnr Main and Republic Rd, Randburg, Gauteng province. The NBC will be taking place within the context […]

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‘Metal that will not bend’

While participants in the Comrades Marathon flocked the streets of Durban and filled the city’s houses on the eve of the big race, Kally Forrest was busy launching her new book Metal That Will Not Bend (from the Numsa slogan ”Insimbi Ayigobi”). The launch took place at KwaMuhle Museum. The Red Numsa Exhibition at the […]

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Dear metalworkers

Dear metalworkers, This is a special edition of our dearest publication, Numsa News. I want to use it to thank you on behalf of the national office-bearers, the central committee and national executive committee. From the bottom of my heart, I salute you for bestowing so much trust and responsibility on us since the eighth […]

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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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