NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

Archive for July, 2015

NUMSA statement on victory scored at Capital Outsourcing workers

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has called this Media Briefing, to publicly announce the groundbreaking victory we have scored for our 127 members against Capital Outsourcing. We are pleased that after stormy months of battle, we have finally won against Capital Outsourcing, a Labour Broker contracted by Transnet at Port of […]

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NUMSA to hold a Media briefing in the Eastern Cape – Tuesday 28 July 2015

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) will be holding a Media Briefing tomorrow Tuesday 28 July 2015, at 12h00 (midday), 22 Pickering Street, Newton Park, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape province. The Media Briefing will be on the major victory scored by Numsa on behalf of workers at Transnet working under a Labour […]

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Numsa National Executive Committee (NEC) statement

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) held its ordinary and scheduled National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting, from Tuesday 21 July to Thursday 23 July, at Vincent Mabuyakhulu Conference Centre, Newtown, Johannesburg. The NEC was attended by the National Office Bearers, elected NEC members from our nine Regions, as well as representatives from […]

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Numsa holds its National Executive Committee (NEC)

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) is holding its ordinary scheduled National Executive Committee (NEC), as from Tuesday 21 July 2015 – until – Thursday 23 July 2015, Vincent Mabuyakhulu Conference Centre (VMCC), 155 Lillian Ngoyi (formerly Bree) Street, Newtown, Johannesburg, Gauteng province. The NEC will receive and discuss the political, organisational, […]

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Numsa files an application for a strike against corruption

At 10h00am tomorrow Monday 20 July 2015 government, labour, business and community representatives within the National Economic Development and Labour Council (NEDLAC) will meet at the council’s Rosebank headquarters to consider a National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa’s (Numsa) application for a socio-economic strike.   Earlier this month, Numsa served a notice on NEDLAC in […]

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NUMSA condemns leaking of its internal investigation report

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) condemns the well-coordinated underhand tactic by unnamed and faceless individuals of leaking to the Mail and Guardian an internal investigation report pertaining to the “alleged” misappropriation of funds by Shopstewards at Schnellecke Logistic Solutions, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape. In today’s Mail and Guardian edition (Friday 17 […]

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Montana’s exit symptomatic of how sick many of the country’s parastatals are!

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) notes today’s (Thurs 16 July) decision by the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa’s (Prasa) board to axe the agency’s Chief Executive Lucky Montana. Numsa views Montana’s exit as symptomatic of how South Africa’s state-owned entities have become mired in maladministration, lack of accountability and looting […]

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NUMSA Shop steward Elections Launch

This coming Saturday 18 July 2015, thousands of Numsa’s Shopstewards; clad in their union red colours will converge at Johannesburg’s City Hall, President Street, Central Business District (CBD). They will gather in ululation, sing revolutionary songs, and display a jovial mood, as we kick-start the Shopstewards Elections, as per constitutional provisions of the Numsa constitution. […]

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Numsa statement on the Cosatu Special National Congress (SNC) and the attacks from SACP

A. NUMSA launch of its National Shopstewards Elections Campaign Unlike many, Numsa remains deeply democratic and worker controlled: Members of National Union of Metalworkers (Numsa) across South Africa shall be afforded the democratic right to elect or re-elect Numsa Shopstewards in their respective workplaces since the constitutional 4-year term of office of our shop stewards […]

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Numsa to hold a media briefing to respond to SACP/COSATU attacks

Over the past couple of days, during the South African Communist Party’s (SACP’s) 3rd Special National Congress (SNC), recently ended at the University of Johannesburg (UJ), Soweto campus, a number of slanderous, malicious and libelous attacks have been rehashed against Numsa, its General Secretary Irvin Jim, and Cosatu’s General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi by the SACP’s […]

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