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Archive for November, 2014

Launch of the United Front at the hub of SA’s Capitalism

The hub of South Africa’s capitalism and the home to many Black and African migrant laborers, from all corners of our country and beyond our borders – Gauteng province – will over this weekend, Saturday 29 November 2014 – Sunday 30 November 2014, will witness the official launch of the United Front (UF), at Image […]

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Resolutions of the joint meeting of Cosatu affiliates held on Saturday 24 November 2014

RESOLUTIONS OF THE JOINT NEC MEETING OF (1) FAWU, (2) NUMSA, (3) SASAWU, (4) PAWUSA, (5) SACCAWU, (6) DENOSA, (7) CWU, (8) SAFPU, (9) SAVE OUR SAMWU (10) DISMISSED SADTU ACTIVISTS (11) 4 REGIONS OF CEPPWAWU & (12) SASFU (SOLDIERS UNION) – HELD ON SATURDAY Preamble: As unions affiliated to the Congress of South African […]

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Numsa statement on 16 Days of Activism

Yesterday, Tuesday 25th November 2014, marked the beginning of the 16 Days of No Violence against Women and Children campaign.  Since 1991 Sixteen Days of Activism has been used as a global organizing strategy by individuals, civil society and governments to call for the elimination of all forms of violence against women and children. Twenty […]

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Solidarity message from Party of the Labouring Masses in Phillippines

To the comrades of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA), The Partido Lakas ng Masa (PLM, Party of the Labouring Masses), a socialist political party in the Philippines, sends its strongest solidarity to the comrades and leaders of NUMSA who are now fighting for the renewal of militant trade unionism and socialism […]

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United Front (UF) Service Delivery March – Tuesday 25 November 2014 / Ekurhuleni – Gauteng Province

Over the last few months, different organisations in Ekurhuleni – trade unions, community organisations, political movement, civic bodies, women’s movements, faith-based organisations, student associations and youth groups – have been meeting to look at problems that affect their communities and constituencies. These organisations have resolved that the only way to address and resolve their challenges […]

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Cosatu affiliates Media Briefing – Thursday 27 November 2014 / Liliesleaf farm – 7 George Avenue – Rivonia – Johannesburg

COSATU’s eight’s (8) affiliates’, namely SACCAWU; CWU; FAWU; SASAWU; PAWUSA; DENOSA; SAMWU; SAFPU plus NUMSA will hold a Media Briefing, 27 November 2014, at 11h00am, Liliesleaf Farm, 7 George Avenue, Rivonia, Johannesburg.  The Media Briefing will be addressed by the National Office Bearers (NOBs’) of the above-mentioned affiliates. The Media Briefing is in relation to […]

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United Front (UF) Service delivery march – Tuesday 25 November 2014 | Ekurhuleni – Gauteng Province

Over the last few months, different organisations in Ekurhuleni – trade unions, community organisations, political movement, civic bodies, women’s movements, faith-based organisations, student associations and youth groups – have been meeting to look at problems that affect their communities and constituencies. These organisations have resolved that the only way to address and resolve their challenges […]

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Open Letter to Cosatu President Elijah Barayi

Dear President Elijah Barayi, My apologies for disturbing you from your resting deck, you might be having crucial meetings or involved in polemical debates above our skies, in the land of the departed, with the revered leaders of our movement President OR Tambo or MK’s Chief-of-Staff cde Chris Hani. The situation right now from the […]

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Message of support from CSP – CONLUTAS

We want to express our repudiation of the bureaucratic and undemocratic expulsion of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) by the leadership of the Congress of South Africa Trade Unions (COSATU). An expulsion that goes against the very statudes of federation and the principles which should lead the relations inside the labor […]

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Numsa shopstewards and community members to march under the banner of the United Front in Emalahleni

After yearlong negotiations with steelmaker Evraz Highveld for the company to clean up and close a waste disposal site where over the years it has dumped 17-million tonnes of calcine, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) and various community organisations have decided to take to the streets. The campaign kicks off with […]

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