NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

Archive for October, 2014

Numsa NEC Press Statement On the Crisis In Cosatu

When Cosatu was born in 1985, the federation brought together many different trade unions with different organisational, political and administrative cultures and traditions. From 1981, it took four long hard years to emerge from the unity talks with the establishment of the largest federation in South Africa in December 1985. The Cosatu we formed, over […]

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Numsa Statement On The Murder Of Orlando Pirates And Bafana Bafana Captain SENZO “Nzori” MAYIWA

On behalf of its 349 000 members, the National Union of Metalworkers (NUMSA) condemns the senseless and dastardly murder of Orlando Pirates Football Club and Bafana Bafana Captain Senzo “Nzori” Meyiwa. Senzo was one of the brightest and outstanding football stars, not only for Pirates, but also for our rejuvenated Bafana Bafana under the tutelage […]

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Numsa to hold a Press Conference

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) will hold a Press Conference this coming Monday 27 October 2014, at 14h00pm, NUMSA Head Office, 153 Bree (Cnr Gerard Sekoto) Streets, Newtown, Johannesburg, Gauteng province. The purpose of the Press Conference will be to publicly communicate NUMSA’s National Executive Committee (NEC) decision in relation to […]

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Numsa Statement on The Mid-Term Budget Policy Statement By Finance Minister NHLANHLA NENE

  NUMSA PRESS STATEMENT ON THE MTBPS 23RD October 2014 Will more of the same result in Socio-Economic Transformation?   New Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) once more confirms the most obvious fact: the ANC government long buried the Freedom Charter and is now happy to use the language of […]

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National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa Port Elizabeth Local SUMMIT

SUMMIT DECLARATION 1. We, the shopstewards from all the companies in which NUMSA organises in the Port Elizabeth Local, gathered in St Francis Bay from the 17th to the 19th of October 2014 to discuss and plan how best to improve services to our members, how to continue to grow our giant union, and how to […]

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Numsa launches five local united front structures this weekend

This weekend, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) will be busy in different parts of the country launching embryonic United Front structures. This is in preparation for the national launch of the front in 13-16 December 2014. Numsa in its Special National Congress (SNC) in December 2013 decided to lead in the […]

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Numsa fully supports COSATU’s campaign on E-Tolls and burning of E-Tags!

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) on behalf of its 349 000 members fully supports the rolling mass action that will be taking place tomorrow Saturday 18 October 2014, as organised by our militant and fighting federation – the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu), geared towards exerting popular and mass […]

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Memorandum of Demands submitted by Numsa to government in relation to the ‘fishy’ R50-Billion Transnet Tender on new locomotives

Memorandum of Demands submitted by National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) to the national Department of Transport (Dot) in relation to the ‘fishy’ R50-billion tender by Transnet for new locomotives. The Memorandum was received and accepted by Mr Maluleke, from Department of Transport, on behalf of Government.             […]

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Numsa and its United front allies march against ‘Fishy’ R50-billion Transnet tender to build locomotives

Members of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) from locomotive and rolling stock manufacturing firms around Gauteng will march in Ekurhuleni’s town of Nigel tomorrow Thursday 16 October 2014, at 10h00am, Union Carriage and Wagon (UCW), No. 1 Marrievale Road, Vosterkroon, Nigel, Ekurhuleni, Gauteng provinces. The march is against what we consider […]

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Numsa fully backs strike by CWU at SA Post Offices

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) on behalf of its 349 000 members pledges its unwavering support and unflinching solidarity with the striking SA Post Offices workers led by our reliable ally, militant, class orientated and fighting Communication Workers Union (CWU). NUMSA calls on the SA Post Office management to concede to […]

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