NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

Archive for December, 2017

NUMSA condemns NERSA for granting Eskom a tariff increase

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa condemns the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) for granting Eskom a 5.2% tariff increase. Last month NUMSA and the United Front participated in public consultations on Eskom’s request for a 19.9% price increase in the 2018/2019 financial year, where we rejected the request. Below are […]

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NUMSA to commemorate 16 Day’s of activism against violence of women & Children

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa will be hosting an all day event this weekend to express solidarity with women locally and globally to highlight the crisis of gender based violence. On Saturday 9th December, NUMSA will hold an all day workshop with special guest speakers and experts who will focus on this […]

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NUMSA and United Front Joint Memorandum on the Eskom tariff increase

Background The National Union of Metal Workers (NUMSA) and the UNITED FRONT (UF) are extremely dismayed by the opportunistic call made by the Eskom board and its management to increase the electricity tariff by 19.9%. We view this demand by Eskom as nothing more than a gross abuse of power, and an attempt by the […]

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