NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

Archive for June, 2013

Numsa Shopstewards Graduate

Twenty-two Numsa Shopstewards from the Auto Sector Graduate at the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan University (NMMU). CEDRIC GINA, President of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) will pay special recognition to twenty-two (22) Numsa shopstewards who tomorrow Friday June 28, 2013 graduate at the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan University (NMMU), Port Elizabeth, […]

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NUMSA: Sizwe Medical Aid Curator must not be shielded from suspension by Registrar of Council of Medical Schemes

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) through its National Treasurer comrade Mphumzi Maqungo has in a principled and genuine manner, publicly called for the immediate suspension of the Curator of Sizwe Medical Aid Scheme, Dr Ngubekhaya Gobingca. We have also consistently said that we do not want to run a public trial […]

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Numsa’s Response to the New Age Headline Story of 24th June 2013 titled “Party plan in overdrive”.

Numsa notes, with shock and disgust, the contents of The New Age newspaper front page headline story of the 24th June 2013 titled “Party plan in overdrive”. Barely a week goes by without a newspaper publishing absolute lies hiding behind “sources” to mask its dishonesty. True to form, The New Age story does the same. […]

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NUMSA President on Classic FM tonight

Cedric Gina, Numsa President will be live on Classic FM: Wednesday 26 June 2013, from 18h30-until- 19h30 Cedric Gina, President of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) will be one of the studio guests on Classic FM 102.7 this evening Wednesday 26 June 2013, as from 18h30 –until- 18h30pm. The topic for […]

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NUMSA: dismiss all Directors’ and CEOs’

NUMSA calls for dismissal and prosecution of directors and CEOs' of construction firms found guilty of bid rigging and collusive Tendering June 25, 2013 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) notes the Competitions Commission reached an agreement with fifteen (15) construction companies, and agreed to penalties collectively totaling R1.4 billion for bid-rigging […]

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Numsa hosts a Public Seminar on Carbon Tax

President of Australian Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU) speaks about experience with the Carbon Tax in his country. As from 01 January 2015, South Africa will have a carbon tax as part of the country’s efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change. Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan announced this, when he delivered his budget speech […]

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NUMSA calls for the immediate suspension of Sizwe Medical Fund’s curator

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa), call for the immediate suspension of the curator of Sizwe Medical Fund.  We strongly believe that there are strong grounds for suspension of the curator Dr Ngubekhaya Gobinca, given the damning dossier at our disposal pertaining to the litany of unlawful transgressions and maladministration within the […]

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NUMSA and FAWU’s pickets on Land Redistribution

Details of NUMSA and FAWU rallies and pickets in demand of Land Redistribution and Agrarian Transformation in South Africa. Today, Wednesday 19 June 2013, is our National Day of Action, to demand land redistribution and agrarian transformation in South Africa under the slogan “Mawubuye Umhlaba”. Approximately 20 000 members of Numsa and Fawu will go […]

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Launch of NUMSA & FAWU campaign for Agrarian Transformation & Land redistribution in South Africa

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) and the Food and Allied Workers Union (Fawu) held a bilateral meeting on 26 May 2013 in Johannesburg. Among numerous issues discussed at the bilateral was an agreement to launch a Campaign for Agrarian Transformation and Land Distribution in South Africa. The objectives of the campaign […]

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Media Invitation to a Press Conference

NUMSA & FAWU to unveil a programme to fast-track Land redistribution in South Africa. IRVIN JIM, National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) General Secretary and MOLEKO PHAKEDI, Food and Allied Workers Union (FAWU) Deputy General Secretary, will address members of the media on Thursday 13 June 2013, starting at 11h00am at Numsa Head […]

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