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Archive for November, 2013

NUMSA National Office Bearers Press Statement On the Resignation of Cde Cedric Gina as President of NUMSA

NUMSA National Office Bearers Press Statement On the Resignation of Cde Cedric Gina as President of NUMSA  Numsa Head Office Johannesburg 26th November 2013 “Nothing demonstrates better the increasing rigor of the colonial system: you begin by occupying the country, then you take the land and exploit the former owners at starvation rates. Then with […]

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Urgent Press Conference: NUMSA national Office Bearers (NOBs’) to address members of the Media – Tuesday 26 November 2013

The National Office Bearers (NOBs’) of National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) will address members of the media this afternoon, Tuesday 26 November  2013, at 15h00pm, NUMSA Head Office, 153 Bree (Cnr Gerard Sekoto) Street, Newtown, Johannesburg, Gauteng province.  The Press Conference is in relation to the accusations levelled against NUMSA General Secretary […]

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Statement attributed to the NUMSA President in the Sowetan “NUMSA Boss using Union” 25 November 2013

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) National Office Bearers (NOB) noted a report in today’s Sowetan “Numsa boss using union”, 25 November 2013, wherein certain statements are attributed to the Numsa President. As NOB’s we became aware of the possible running of this story already on Saturday 23 November 2013 when the […]

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Zwelinzima Vavi’s speaking notes address to NUMSA delegates at KZN Congress, November 23 2013

People always have been the foolish victims of deception and self-deception in politics, and they always will be until they have learnt to seek out the interests of some class or other behind all moral, religious, political and social phrases, declarations and promises. Champions of reforms and improvements will always be fooled by the defenders […]

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Zwelinzima Vavi to address NUMSA Kwazulu-Natal Regional Congress

Comrade ZWELINZIMA VAVI, will address the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) KwaZulu-Natal Regional Congress, tomorrow Saturday 23 November 2013, at 10h30am, Coastlands Hotel, Prixley Ka-Seme Street (formerly West Street), Durban, KwaZulu-Natal province. The Regional Congress is being convened to prepare and receive mandates from workers on forthcoming Special National Congress of NUMSA to be […]

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NUMSA General Secretary Irvin Jim has laid a formal criminal case against POPCRU Provincial Secretary and SACP PEC member Steve Phiri Matsemela

 IRVIN JIM, the General Secretary of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa), today 27 November 2013, laid a formal criminal case against POPCRU’s Gauteng Provincial Secretary and SACP Gauteng Provincial Executive Committee (PEC) member Steve Phiri Matsemela.  Matsemela had publicly made a call for the killing of the Numsa General Secretary. The […]

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Urgent Press Conference: NUMSA General Secretary Comrade Irvin Jim to address members of the media – Thursday 21 November 2013

NUMSA General Secretary IRVIN JIM and Deputy General Secretary KARL CLOETE will address members of the media this afternoon, 21 November 2013, at 14h45pm, NUMSA Head Office, 153 Bree (Cnr Gerard Sekoto) Street, Newtown, Johannesburg, Gauteng province. The Press Conference is related to the NUMSA Central Committee (CC) outcomes. The details are as follows: DATE: […]

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Outcome of the Numsa Central Committee held on 16-17 November 2013 and matters related to the Cosatu CEC held on 18-20 November 2013

Introduction: Numsa convened its last Central Committee for the year 2013 on 16-17 November 2013 in the Lakes Hotel and Conference Centre. The Numsa CC followed a very productive and successful National Policy Workshop on 12-15 November 2013 which aimed at finalizing the draft resolutions of the Numsa Special National Congress scheduled for 13-16 December […]

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NUMSA General Secretary Comrade Irvin Jim will be on the big debate tonight – eNCA – Channel 403

NUMSA General Secretary comrade Irvin Jim will be on The Big Debate, anchored by season journalist Siki Mgabadeli,  tonight Tuesday 19 November 2013, on eNCA (Dstv) – Channel 403, starting at 21h00pm. The topic for discussion will be on “Workers’ Rights”. Other participants includes (ex-NUM Shopsteward) AMCU President Joseph Mathunjwa and NUM General Secretary Frans […]

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Numsa to convene a special congress in December 2013

Divisions in Cosatu will be top of the agenda in Numsa’s special congress to be held at Birchwood hotel. Numsa special congress in December will address the following issues: The challenges confronting the Alliance Building a unified Cosatu and labour movement Numsa’s approach to 2014 elections Positioning Numsa as a shield and spear of struggling […]

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