NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

Archive for April, 2016

The Workers Summit and May Day 2016

For the first time in the history of the South African labour movement, 50 unions representing well over a million workers will come together and forge unity of workers across their different organisational traditions and backgrounds, and their political and ideological differences, racial and historic differences. This follows a call made by the 26 unions […]

Read More

Workers Summit and May Day rally media briefing

The media are invited to a briefing on the Workers Summit and May Day rally which will be held on 30 and 1 May respectively. The briefing will be given by leaders of those trade unions who are building a campaigning, independent trade union federation. The details of the briefing are: DATE: Thursday 28 April […]

Read More

MAYDAY 2016

MAY DAY 2016: DOWNLOAD COPY

Read More

NUMSA MEDIA MONITOR – Monday 25 April 2016

NUMSA Media Monitor – Monday 25 April 2016

Read More

NUMSA Media Monitor – Friday 22 April 2016

Download copy here

Read More

Declaration of the 2016 NUMSA National Bargaining Conference, 24 April 2016

We – 350 shop-stewards, organisers, office bearers and staff of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa  have concluded a highly successful National Bargaining Conference in Boksburg, which took place on 22-24 April 2016, under the theme: “End the Economy for the 1%, Secure our Jobs on a Living Wage!” The conference has been […]

Read More

Input by NUMSA DGS during Bargaining conference

Downloads input here

Read More

Address by Zwelinzima Vavi to the NUMSA National Bargaining Conference, Boksburg, 23 April 2016

Comrade, President Andrew Chirwa, National Office Bearers, Members of the Central Executive Committee one and all, I am very pleased to be able to address the Collective Bargaining Congress of the mighty NUMSA, and to share with you a number of observations about the context we find ourselves in, and especially from a working class […]

Read More

NUMSA President opening input during National Bargaining Conference on 22 April 2016

“People always have been the foolish victims of deception and self- deception in politics, and they always will be until they have learnt to seek out the interests of some class or other behind all moral, religious, political and social phrases, declarations and promises. Champions of reforms and improvements will always be fooled by the […]

Read More

General Secretary’s Report to Bargaining Conference April 22 to 24, 2016

There is a global crisis of over-accumulation. We need to understand what that means because it is an inevitable feature of a capitalist economy. And it is a dominant feature of our current, global, capitalist economy. Download Report here: Click to start downloads

Read More