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Press Releases

NUMSA CALLS ON NERSA TO STOP THE IPP PROJECT AT ESKOM!

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) is demanding that the Power Purchase Agreements (PPA’s) which were signed with the Independent Power Producers must be set aside on the grounds that NERSA authorized the agreements without proper public consultation. The lack of proper public consultation was part of the reason that the proposals […]

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NUMSA MOURNS THE PASSING AWAY OF FORMER PRESIDENT CEDRIC GINA

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) mourns the loss of former president Cedric Gina who passed away this morning. Comrade Gina served as President of NUMSA from 2008 until 2013, but before then, he served for many years as a shopsteward. We send our deepest condolences to his friends and family. Our […]

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SRWP will fight the ANC’s nefarious agenda to privatize Eskom and SOE’s

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa has been fighting the ANC’s nefarious agenda to destroy and to privatize Eskom and all other State Owned Enterprises. This week members of NUM and NUMSA staged a lunchtime picket at Eskom’s headquarters in Johannesburg, to protest against looming retrenchments at the SOE, and to reject the […]

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NUMSA CONDEMNS ESKOMS PLANS TO RETRENCH WORKERS

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) condemns in the strongest terms Eskom’s decision to retrench workers. Our members at Megawatt park staged a lunchtime picket together with members of the NUM on Wednesday. the purpose of the demonstration was to express our anger at Eskom, the board and government the shareholder for […]

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NUMSA CONDEMNS THE VIOLENCE OF THE BOSSES IN THE PLASTIC STRIKE!

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) condemns in the strongest terms the intransigency and psychological violence the bosses are inflicting on workers in the plastics strike. By prolonging the strike from the 15th of October to date, the bosses have mercilessly guaranteed that our members starve over this period, as workers pay everyday, […]

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SRWP TO HOST PRE-LAUNCH CONFERENCE

The Socialist Revolutionary Workers Party (SRWP) will be holding its very first Pre-Launch Conference this week. This gathering of Socialists will provide delegates from all provinces with the opportunity to map a revolutionary program of action for 2019. It will also provide an opportunity for intensive induction of the delegates. The media are invited to […]

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NUMSA VICTORIOUS AGAINST TRANSNET!

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) in KwaZulu-Natal is celebrating a victory at the Labour Appeals Court (LAC) against the Transnet Ports Authority, (TPA) after they unfairly dismissed 17 workers for allegedly participating in an illegal strike. Seventeen of our members were unfairly dismissed by Transnet after the State Owned Enterprise (SOE) […]

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NUMSA CONGRATULATES BANYANA BANYANA FOR THEIR HISTORIC FOOTBALL VICTORY!

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) congratulates Banyana Banyana for their historic victory against Mali on Tuesday night. The national women’s soccer team beat Mali 2-0 in the semi-finals of the 2018 African Women’s Championship in Ghana. NUMSA congratulates Thembi Kgatlana and Lebogang Ramalepe for scoring the goals which secured our position […]

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NUMSA MEMBERS MOURN THE LOSS OF A WORKER AT FOSKOR IN KZN!

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) in KwaZulu-Natal mourns the loss of a worker who passed away while on duty at Foskor on Wednesday. We send our deepest condolences to his friends, colleagues and family members. Foskor is a chemical manufacturing company, which is owned by the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) in […]

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NUMSA MEMBERS WILL NOT BACK DOWN AT YORK TIMBERS!

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) is continuing with the strike at York Timbers in Mpumalanga. The strike has been on since the 13th of November because the management of the company steadfastly refuse to allow workers to deal decisively with racism. Workers are being brutalized in the workplace. This vicious attack […]

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