NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

Archive for April, 2014

Seminar on 20 Years of Democracy and a launch of Professor Ben turok’s New Book: With my head above the Parapet: An insider account of the ANC in Power (2014)

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) will hold a one day seminar under the theme: 20 Years of Democracy: Is it yet Uhuru? – Workers’ narratives of life since 1994, this coming Saturday 26 April 2014, at 09h00am, Vincent Mabuyakhulu Conference Centre (VMCC), 155 Bree (Cnr Gerard Sekoto) Street, Newtown, Johannesburg, Gauteng […]

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NUMSA Regional Secretary Comrade Phumzile Nodongwe to address continental striking workers!

PHUMZILE NODONGWE, Eastern Cape Regional Secretary of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) will address the striking Continental Tyres workers, tomorrow Friday 25 April 2014, at 10h30am, Continental Tyres, 1 Cadle Street, New Brighton West, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape province. The workers have been on strike since last week Tuesday 15 April […]

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NUMSA Easter Message

The National Office Bearers (NOBs’) of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) wishes the workers and the poor of our country a blissful and peaceful Easter Weekend, starting this coming Friday 18 April –ending- Monday 21 April 2014.   During this period many workers and the poor will be on the road travelling […]

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Numsa members picket outside Cosatu house on Tuesday 8 April 2014

On Tuesday 8 April 2014, over 500 Numsa members, shopstewards and staff picketed outside the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) special Central Executive Committee (CEC). Their message was clear, WE BUILT COSATU: No Numsa Expulsion! No Numsa Suspension!  The picket was held in response to a faction within Cosatu wanting to use the meeting to expel or suspend Numsa […]

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Numsa says: We built COSATU!! No Numsa Expulsion! No Numsa Suspension!

Today, Tuesday 8 April 2014, over 500 Numsa members, shopstewards and staff picketed outside the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) special Central Executive. Committee (CEC).  Their message was clear, WE BUILT COSATU: No Numsa Expulsion! No Numsa Suspension!  The picket was held in response to a faction within Cosatu wanting to use the meeting to expel or suspend Numsa from […]

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Numsa members graduation ceremony at Wits University on Friday 04 April 2014

On Friday 04 April 2014, twenty members who are members of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) received certificates in Social Theory and Research from the University of the Witwatersrand. The certificate is part of a year-long course that the Department of Sociology at Wits runs with Numsa. The course focusses on how […]

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Calling On All Workers Demanding a Strong and United COSATU!

Come and Welcome Comrade Zwelinzima Vavi back to COSATU House from 8.00am Monday 7th April at COSATU House at 110Jorrisen St, Braamfontein (near Civic Centre) The historic High Court ruling last week confirmed that Comrade Zwelinzima Vavi had been wrongly suspended for eight wasted months by the current leadership faction of COSATU. Friends and comrades are gathering outside COSATU House to say: • Welcome back to work Comrade Zweli! Provide the dynamic leadership we need! […]

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Statement by Nine Cosatu affiliates on Courts decision to declare the suspension of Cosatu General Secretary Comrade Zwelinzima Vavi invalid!

As the Cosatu affiliated unions who called for the setting aside of the unconstitutional and unlawful suspension of the Cosatu General Secretary, Comrade Zwelinzima Vavi, we welcome the judgment of the South Gauteng High Court which has vindicated our long-standing belief that the suspension was politically engineered to undo the democratic choice of worker delegates […]

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COSATU General Secretary Comrade Zwelinzima Vavi and SADTU President Thobile Ntola to address shopsteward Council – Sunday 06 April 2014 – Coastlands Hotel – Durban

COSATU General Secretary comrade ZWELINZIMA VAVI and SADTU President comrade THOBILE NTOLA, both shall address the joint NUMSA/FAWU/SACCAWU/DENOSA/ SASAWU and PAWUSA Shopsteward Council to be held this coming Sunday 06 April 2014, starting at 10h00am, 45-47 Coastlands Hotel, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal province.  The details are as follows:  DATE : Sunday April 06, 2014 TIME  : 10H00am […]

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NUMSA’s South Gauteng High Court challenge against the unconstitutional suspension of the Cosatu General Secretary

The National Office Bearers (NOBs’) of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) look forward to the judgment to be delivered by the Deputy Judge President in the South Gauteng High Court tomorrow Friday 3rd April 2014, in respect to the unconstitutional suspension of the Cosatu General Secretary, Comrade Zwelinzima Vavi.   NUMSA, as […]

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