NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

Archive for September, 2015

NUMSA General Secretary Cde Irvin Jim calls on commuters to boycott Intercape Bus services

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) calls on commuters to pledge solidarity with the striking Intercape bus workers by boycotting all Intercape buses until the company concedes to the legitimate and genuine demands of workers. Intercape workers belonging to Numsa have been on strike for more than six (6) weeks demanding the […]

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Comrade Zwelinzima Vavi to Address Workers in Central Johannesburg on the Anti-Corruption March | Saturday 19 September 2015

ZWELINZIMA VAVI, (former) COSATU General Secretary will be addressing workers tomorrow Saturday 19 September 2015, at 11h00am, Letsema House, 30 Eloff (Cnr Albert) Street, Central Business District (CBD), Johannesburg, Gauteng province. The meeting is being convened to mobilise workers, irrespective of their union’s logos or t-shirt colours to join en masse the anti-corruption march to […]

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Statement by Numsa and Labour Unions to Strike Against Corruption on 30 September 2015

“In a democratic republic, wealth exercises its power indirectly, but all the more surely, first, by means of the direct corruption of officials; secondly, by means of an alliance of the government and the Stock Exchange.” (Lenin, The State and Revolution, 1917) This morning (Tuesday 15 September 2015), the National Union of Metalworkers of South […]

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Media briefing by Labour Unions to announce details of a Socio-Economic strike for all workers

Members of the media are hereby invited to a Media Briefing to be addressed by Numsa’s General Secretary IRVIN JIM and (former) COSATU’s General Secretary ZWELINZIMA VAVI, to be held tomorrow Tuesday 15 September 2015, at 12h00 midday, 155 Lillian Ngoyi (formerly Bree) Street, Newtown, Johannesburg, Gauteng province. The Media Briefing will inform the media […]

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NUMSA salutes the newly – elected UK Labour Party leader comrade Jeremy Corbyn

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) salutes the election of comrade Jeremy Corbyn, as the new leader of the United Kingdom’s Labour Party. Comrade Corbyn has been one of the most consistent left leaders of the Labour Party who has a deep appreciation and understanding of Marxist thoughts and ideas, in order […]

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Zwelinzima Vavi to Address the Bishop’s Council of the Kopanong Council Churches on the Issue of Corruption

Zwelinzima Vavi will this Saturday 12 September address the Bishop’s Council of the Kopanong Council Churches (KCC) on the issue of corruption. The meeting will be at 15h00 at St John’s Apostolic Church in Small Farm in Evaton. The meeting will be a second meeting between the religious leaders and the United Front (UF). The […]

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It’s all Systems Go as Numsa Organises its Members for End of Month’s Anti-Corruption Strike

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has in the last few weeks held a number of workplace meetings to garner support amongst members for a nationwide anti-corruption march scheduled for Wednesday 30 September. Numsa is a key member of a coalition of more than 100 organisations known as Unite Against Corruption. At […]

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NUMSA’s response to vitriolic statement by COSATU public sector Union – NEHAWU and POPCRU

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) notes the vitriolic statements issued by COSATU’s public sector unions, the National Education Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) and Police Prisons and Civil Rights Unions (Popcru), in relation to the forthcoming Workers Summit to be held next month October 2015. Nehawu and Popcru’s attacks are […]

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NUMSA notes with concern the burning down of Satellite Police station at Lephalale

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) notes with serious concern the burning down of 21 buses, a satellite police station, municipal office and a library that was partly damaged at Marapong Township, outside Lephalele, Limpopo. The union has dispatched its senior officials to garner and solicit enough information on the circumstances that […]

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NUMSA mourns the death of those who perished in road accidents in the Eastern Cape

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) in the Eastern Cape sends condolences to the families of the 46 people who have died in separate tragic incidents over the past weekend. We wish the injured a full and speedy recovery. It is reported that twenty five (25) people were killed on the R408 […]

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