NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

Archive for August, 2014

Formscaff workers down tools to demand decent wages and better conditions

Workers at Formscaff nationally, belonging to the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) have down tools and they are embarking on a protected strike since Monday 25 August 2014. The strike action is due to the fact that the employer in the scaffolding industry has arrogantly failed to meet our demands. The Union […]

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NUMSA members pays tribute to their three assassinated shop stewards on Saturday 16 August 2014 in Kwazulu Natal

On Saturday 16 August 2014, Numsa members buried  three of our young leaders, Njabulo Dube, Sibonelo “John-John” Ntuli, and Ntobeko Maphumulo. You can view some of the funeral proceedings of the comrades by following the link www.fallencomrades.net View speech of Numsa General Secretary, comrade Irvin Jim here: Video link May the soul of the departed rest […]

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The State of the South African Revolution and the Significance of the Numsa Moment

Building Our Own Movement for Socialism:Learning from the Struggles of Others” Download Numsa’s Genereal Secretary input during International Symposium of Left Political Parties / Movements which took place on the 7 – 10 August 2014 in Kopanong Hotel, Benoni. Download hereDownload here

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We Will Not Forget Our Fallen Comrades

We Will Not Forget Our Fallen Comrades Njabulo Dube, Sibonelo “John-John” Ntuli, and Ntobeko Maphumulo were killed on Wednesday, August 6th on their way back from a union meeting in Durban. But their lives, although cut short way too early, will not be in vain if we continue to fight for what they believed in. […]

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Statement on arrangements for the memorial and funeral service of the three assasinated Numsa shopstewards

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) special National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting held on Monday 11 August 2014, discussed the brutal slaying of our three Shopstewards, in Isithebe, KwaZulu-Natal, namely Local Secretary Njabulo Dube, Deputy Secretary  Sibonelo “John-John” Ntuli and Ntobeko Maphumulo. The NEC resolved that these fallen heroes deserve a proper […]

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Ruth First Memorial Lecture to delivered by NUMSA General Secretary cde Irvin Jim: Thursday 14 August 2014 | The Great Hall – Wits University – Braamfontein

Ruth First Memorial Lecture to delivered by NUMSA General Secretary cde Irvin Jim: Thursday 14 August 2014 | The Great Hall – Wits University – Braamfontein 14 August 2014 IRVIN JIM, General Secretary of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) will deliver this year’s Ruth First Memorial Lecture, this evening  Thursday 14 […]

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Numsa condemns killing of its three shopstewards in Kwazulu – Natal

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) outrightlycondemns what looks like a well-calculated and dastardly killing of its threeshopsteward leaders late on Wednesday 06 August 2014 in Isithebe in theKwaZulu-Natal province.  The secretary of Isithebe Numsa Local NjabuloNdebele, his deputy Sibonelo “John-John” Ntuli and Ntobeko Maphumulo, were killed in the family home of […]

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Numsa to host International Symposium of left Parties/Movements: 7-10 August 2014

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) will be hosting an International Symposium of Left Parties/Movements in Benoni, Kopanong Hotel, from the 7th to the 10th August 2014 under the theme; “Building our own Movement for Socialism: Learning the Lessons First Hand” The Symposium is in line with Numsa’s groundbreaking resolutions taken at […]

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Numsa to hold a media briefing to announce details of International symposium of Left Parties/Movements

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) will hold a Media Briefing tomorrow Tuesday 05 August 2014, at 13h00am, Numsa Head Office, 153 Bree (Cnr Gerard Sekoto) Street, Newtown, Johannesburg, Gauteng province. The main purpose of the Media Briefing will be to announce details and key agenda of the International Symposium of Left […]

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Numsa members to picket against racist and dastardly lock-outs by NEASA’s Papenfus companies

Members of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) in the Western Cape will hold various pickets and demonstrations in companies that have taken anillegal, racist and provocative decision to lock-out workers, after the union signed a groundbreaking three-year collective bargaining agreement with employer body Seifsa. The three-year bargaining agreement led to the end […]

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