NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

Speeches

Numsa General Secretary, Comrade Irvin Jim Input during Joe Slovo memorial lecture:

Cosatu Queenstown local Eastern Cape 2013 Joe Slovo Memorial Lecture 20th October 2013 Numsa General Secretary, Comrade Irvin Jim Input: “Comrade Joe Slovo, a Communist Revolutionary working in the Terrain of National Oppression” “It is obvious that the black capitalist class favours capitalism and that it will do its best to influence the post-apartheid society […]

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Input of the NUMSA 2nd Deputy President to the NUMSA/ SWHAP/SOLIDARITY CENTER Workshop – 10 -11 September 2013

Dear comrades Friends from Solidarity Center and SWHAP Employers and staff present here today Allow me to greet you on behalf of the National Office Bearers , who unfortunately could not attend this workshop due to other commitments. This workshop takes place at a very challenging period, not only for NUMSA, but also for our […]

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All the -isms in the accusations levelled at Numsa

Input by NUMSA General Secretary Cde Karl Cloete – Launch of the Numsa Marxist-Leninist Political School and launch of Mbuyiselo Ngwenda Brigades – Monday 16 September 2013 Introduction: These days no single day passes by without a label being thrown at the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa). In the recent past the […]

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NUMSA President congratulate graduates

Congratulatory message to the NUMSA Shopstewards' graduation ceremony in Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University held on 28 June 2013. Honourable Professor Haynes, Your esteemed academic staff and management, Representatives of MERSETA, Cde Dinga Sikwebu, NUMSA shop stewards who are achievers today, Family members, Invited guests, Ladies and gentlemen, Allow me to greet you this beautiful morning […]

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NUMSA National Trustees Conference

NUMSA NATIONAL TRUSTEES CONFERENCE 24 – 26 JULY 2013 St George Hotel Pretoria Numsa 1st Deputy President Opening Remarks Numsa National Office Bearers Present, Numsa Trustees, Numsa Head Office Staff, Invited guests and input presenters. 1. In our Numsa National Congress in Durban last year, we resolved that Numsa must have a clear investment strategy […]

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NUMSA president's speech on the occassion of celebrating 26 years of existence of the National Union Of Metalworkers Of South Africa held on 17 2013 at University Of Johannesburg in Johannesburg. National Office Bearers present here, Regional Office Bearers present here, COSATU General Secretary, Cde Zwelinzima Vavi, ANC NEC Member, Cde Enoch Godongwane (former NUMSA […]

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Numsa National Bargaining Conference Speech by President

450 delegates representing Numsa’s nine regions and all its bargaining sectors are gathered at St George Hotel in Pretoria in the Numsa National Bargaining Conference (NBC). The purpose of the NBC is to debate and discuss demands received from regions and to agree on the demands that Numsa will put to employers in the bargaining […]

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Open letter to SACP 1st Deputy President, Jeremy Cronin by Numsa General Secretary, Irvin Jim

Dear comrade Jeremy, Re: Irvin Jim and Zwelinzima Vavi, the State and Cde Wayile, Marikana, NUMSA and the NUM How are you? The last time we came across each other was in a campaign against labour broking and e-tolls, where you offered us some “clarifications”. Long time, no see! I trust that you have indeed […]

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BRICS summit held at Durban 22 march 13

Understanding BRICS Through the Prism of Energy: the Challenges of Moving Towards Renewable Energy, Durban 21st-23rd March 2013 BRICS is the forum of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. From 26th-27th March, the BRICS governments will hold the 5th BRICS summit, in Durban. NUMSA has decided to organize this workshop, as we believe that […]

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LAUNCH OF THE NATIONAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE

LAUNCH OF THE NATIONAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE 12 February 2013 Opening input to the NEDCOM meeting On behalf of the entire National office bearers collective we welcome the opportunity to open this important gathering to re-launch the National education committee meeting (Nedcom), with the sole purpose of building the engine of Numsa and the entire working […]

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