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Archive for January, 2015

Portfolio Committee on Labour (National Assembly)

DRAFT Committee Programme – 1st Term 2015 ( Jan 2015) 27 January – 27 March 2015 (9 Weeks) 12 – 26 January 2015    :    CONSTITUENCY PERIOD 27 January – 11 February 2015:    COMMITTEES/OVERSIGHT WEEK 1:        26 – 29 January 2015    (Committees/Oversight) WEEK 2:        3 – 6 February 2015    (Committees/Oversight) DATE  AGENDA Objective Relation […]

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Statement of The National Working Committee of The United Front

PROGRESS ON BUILDING THE UNITED FRONT AND CALL FOR A NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION (25 th FEBRUARY 2015) FOR A BUDGET THAT PUTS PEOPLE BEFORE PROFITS! The National Working Committee (NWC) of the United Front (UF) met in plenary session on 28 th January 2015. This was for the second time since the NWC was […]

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United Front (UF) to announce outcomes of its National Working Committee

The United Front will hold a press briefing TODAY Thursday 29 January 2015, on the outcome of its National Working Committee (NWC) being held today Wednesday 28 January 2015. Amongst key issues to be reported at the press briefing are the following; The United Front’s Programme of Action (PoA); The National Day of Action planned to […]

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The United Front says stop xenophobia in its tracks!

The National Working Committee of the United Front is outraged by the recent outbreak of violence in Soweto and elsewhere, especially against other Africans. We must act now before it spreads further! These explosions of xenophobia are not knew and will overwhelm us if we do not act decisively. We extend our condolences to those families and communities […]

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United Front (UF) to announce outcomes of its National working committee meeting

The United Front will hold a press briefing on Thursday 29 January 2015 on the outcome of its National Working Committee (NWC) being held today Wednesday 28 January 2015. Amongst key issues to be reported at the press conference are the following; The United Front’s Programme of Action (PoA); The National Day of Action planned to […]

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Another Malamulele brewing in OR Tambo District Municipality

The United Front in the Eastern Cape has noted with dismay, disappointment and shame the Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Pravin Gordhan’s endorsement of changes that the Municipal Demarcation Board has announced to disestablish and to merge Ingquza Hill and King Mhlontlo local municipalities with other municipalities.  The United Front not only feels that the decision […]

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United Front in Uitenhage in a fight to stop the evictions of 408 families

In an action resembling apartheid forced removals under the notorious Group Areas Act, a swarm of police in casspirs and nyalas woke up this morning 408 families in an informal settlement of Tigerville popularly known as Laplant outside Uitenhage. Accompanied by a sheriff, the police are threatening to demolish the houses in the settlement and […]

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Numsa members down tools at Giflo Engineering

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) members working at Giflo Engineering (PTY) Ltd T/A Excalibur Vehicle Accessories, Ga-Rankuwa industrial area, Zone 15, have downed tools and embarked on a protected strike action since last week Monday 12 January 2015. The strike has been triggered by Giflo’s unilateral decision to cut workers rates […]

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Numsa response to NEASA

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) notes the ghastly claims by the National Employers’ Association of South Africa’s (NEASA) that we have capitulated to their 2014 wage demands. This is a gross misrepresentation and deliberate distortion of facts. NUMSA has not capitulated to NEASA’s demands. The demands, which NEASA claims we had […]

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