NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

Archive for January, 2013

Eskom will plunge our economy into a deeper crisis

Final reminder: NUMSA 2nd deputy president Christine Olivier will be making a submission to NERSA on behalf of Metalworkers in relation to Eskom's application for increased Electricity tariffs CHRISTINE OLIVIER, 2ND Deputy President of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) will be representing Metalworkers at the National Energy Regulator of South Africa […]

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Numsa leaders to picket outside Gallagher Convention Centre during Nersa public hearing on Eskom’s application to Nersa for increased Electricity tariffs

Numsa leaders to picket outside gallagger Convention Centre during Nersa public hearing on Eskom's application to Nersa for increased Electricity tariffs The National Office Bearers of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) – President CEDRIC GINA, General Secretary IRVIN JIM, Deputy General Secretary KARL CLOETE, 2ND Deputy President CHRISTINE OLIVIER and National […]

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Eskom’s proposed price hikes to hit manufacturing and commercial sectors hard!

Press Statement Monday 28 January 2013 Eskom’s proposed price hikes to hit manufacturing and commercial sectors hard! Since the start of public hearings on Eskom’s third Multi-Year Price Determination (MYPD 3) application, different organisations have come before the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) to register their opposition to the request of an annual […]

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Numsa members down tools at Denel

NUMSA MEMBERS DOWN TOOLS AT DENEL 25 January 2013 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) members working at the state-owned manufacturer and monopoly company Denel have downed tools and embarked on a protected strike action since Wednesday 23 January 2013. Our members have down tools over a long outstanding industrial dispute against […]

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Images during Numsa pickets against Eskom tariff increase in different provinces

Images during Numsa pickets against Eskom tariff increase in different provinces

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The impact of the proposed tariff increases on household electricity costs

NUMSA presentation on Eskom’s Multi-Year Price Determination 2013/14-2017/18 (MYPD3) “The Impact of Electricity Pricing on Households and Businesses in the North West"

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Numsa: We have a responsibility to defend jobs in the interest of our members.

Press Alert: Numsa 1st Deputy President Andrew Chirwa will be making a submission to Nersa on behalf of Metalworkers in relation to Eskom's application for increased Electricity tariffs  ANDREW CHIRWA, 1ST Deputy President of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) will be representing Metalworkers at the National Energy Regulator of South Africa […]

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Numsa Statement on the farm workers industrial action in the Western Cape (WC) and Supports suspension of the strike by COSATU

Numsa Statement on the farm workers industrial action in the Western Cape (WC) and Supports suspension of the strike by COSATU 23rd January 2013 “Workers whether in far flung rural areas, or urban slums, say that they are no longer prepared to tolerate poverty wages: Mineworkers, who produce our wealth in the belly of the […]

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The case against Eskom’s sadistic price hikes – Irvin Jim

The case against Eskom's sadistic price hikes – Irvin Jim Irvin Jim 20 January 2013  NUMSA GS says ordinary South Africans should not have to pay for mistakes of our elites Electricity price hikes: Refusing to bear the sins of our elites Amongst theologians there is an unresolved debate about the accuracy and correctness of […]

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“The Impact of electricity pricing on the poor”

“The Impact of electricity pricing on the poor” Presented by: Andrew Chirwa – NUMSA first deputy president 21 January 2013 Citizens, the poor in particular and local industry cannot be punished with outrageous hikes to the point of deepening unemployment, poverty and inequality as a result of inaction or wrong policy choices by political elites. […]

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