NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

Archive for January, 2014

Resolutions adopted at Numsa Special National Congress, December 16-20 2013

1. Resolution on Challenges Facing the Alliance 1. Noting that: 1.1. The Alliance is dysfunctional, in crisis and paralysed. It is dominated by infighting and factionalism and fails to meet regularly. 1.2. Although there are protests everywhere and every day in the country, the Alliance is not an instrument in the hands of these struggling masses nor […]

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Press Statement of the Nine COSATU Affiliates Calling for the Reinstatement of Comrade Zwelinzima Vavi and for a Special National Delegate Congress as a Matter of Urgency!

This Press Conference has been called to explain why the Nine COSATU Affiliated Unions, have taken the unprecedented step of coming together in an attempt to rescue and regenerate COSATU. Our main and overriding purpose is to work openly towards freeing COSATU from its current state of organisational and political paralysis, for it to become […]

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COSATU affiliated unions to hold Press Conference

COSATU’S affiliated unions to hold a Press Conference on COSATU Special National Congress and Charge Sheet against General Secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi on Wednesday 29 January 2014, St Georges Hotel, Irene, Pretoria. The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) affiliated unions, namely National Union of Metalworkers of SA (NUMSA), Food and Allied Workers Union (FAWU), South […]

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“The Alliance has been captured and taken over by right-wing forces

NUMSA General Secretary Irvin Jim input to NUMSA National Marxists-Lenininist Political School – Garden Court – Isando Read more

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NUMSA President Opening Speech Marxist-Leninist Political School

Mbuyiselo Ngwenda Brigade “Capitalism & Its Gravediggers: Building a United Front to   Resist Neoliberalism!” Sunday 26 January – Sunday 2 February 2014 Module 2 NUMSA President Opening Speech: “Remembering Module 1 and where we are now!” “The tradition of all the dead generations weighs like a nightmare on the brain of the living. And just when they seem engaged […]

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NUMSA convenes a National Political School to take forward its Special National Congress Resolutions

As part of taking forward the resolutions adopted and endorsed at our watershed December 2013 Special National Congress, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) convenes from Sunday 26 January 2014-until-Sunday 02 February 2014, a National Political School at the Garden Court Hotel (OR Tambo International), 2 Hulley Road, Isando in Gauteng province. […]

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NUMSA warns ESKOM of power black-out!!

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) notes that the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) has conceded to the bullying tactics and continued undermining of collective bargaining processes by state-owned power utility – Eskom. The CCMA has granted Eskom the award on 2013 Salary Increases pertaining to the failed and aborted […]

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Eight reasons why NUMSA remain opposed to Tax Incentive Bill

When we launched the fight against the wage subsidy and the Employment Tax Incentive Bill, this was not about just selfishly protecting our jobs and conditions of employment or those of our members. We had principled objections to the legislation. Although government has attempted to deal with our concerns and that some of the consequences […]

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NUMSA condemns Police killings in Mothutlung

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) condemns the heinous and dastardly shooting of Mothutlung community members by SA Police Services (SAPS) during their recent protest to demand water because of erratic water supply since December 2013. Two protesters lost their lives as a result of the excessive use of force or live […]

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Engineering Sector Roadmap

Numsa Engineering Wage Negotiation Roadmap 2014 Click here to download EMPLOYMENT   INCENTIVE TAX  (Sec 77)  ENGINEERING   ROADMAP Activity   Date Activity   Date  Extended REC 18-19/ 01 /2014  Integrate   Eng. wage negotiations  18-19/ 01 /2014      Engineering NS/S C  24-26/ 01 /2014 Joint   Regional S/S C s  01   /02 […]

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