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NUMSA condemns Working on Fire for exploiting workers!

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) condemns Working on Fire for the rampant exploitation of workers. Firefighters at Working on Fire are being paid R2200 per month. Our members are denied benefits like paid annual leave, provident fund, maternity leave, overtime pay, they are not even covered for medical aid, and yet […]

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Labour court orders suspension of senior SAA executives because of NUMSA

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) is celebrating another victory in the labour court. On Friday South African Airways went to court to try and block our members from marching at SAA and SAA Technical. NUMSA members wanted to highlight the crisis of corruption at the airline. It’s no secret that SAA’s […]

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NUMSA Media Monitor, Tuesday 20 September 2016

NUMSA Media Monitor, Tuesday 20 September 2016

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Input by NUMSA DGS during Bargaining conference

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NUMSA Hold Its National Executive Committee (NEC) Meeting: Friday 06 NOVEMBER-Until-Sunday 8 NOVEMBER 2015

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) is holding its ordinary scheduled National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting, as from Friday 06 November 2015 –until- Sunday 8 November 2015, Vincent Mabuyakhulu Conference Centre (VMCC), 155 Gerard Sekoto (Cnr Lilian Ngoyi) Street, Newtown, Johannesburg, Gauteng province. The NEC will be attended by the National Office […]

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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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Hamba Kahle Qabane Fred Petersen

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has learnt with the deep sense of pain of comrade Fred Petersen’s departure from the land of the living and to settle permanently in the land of the departed. Comrade Peterson died on Saturday 28 February 2015, after a long, unflinching and courageous battle with illness. […]

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Alternative State of The Nation (SONA) Delivered By Comrade Mazibuko Jara on The Behalf of The United Front – A Just and Corrupt South Africa is Possible

A JUST AND CORRUPTION-FREE SOUTH AFRICA IS POSSIBLE THE TRUE STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS BY THE UNITED FRONT 11the February 2015, Townhouse Hotel, Cape Town Exactly 25 years ago today, rays of hope shone upon South Africa. A few blocks from this hotel, the late President Nelson Mandela addressed thousands of people at the […]

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Portfolio Committee on Labour (National Assembly)

DRAFT Committee Programme – 1st Term 2015 ( Jan 2015) 27 January – 27 March 2015 (9 Weeks) 12 – 26 January 2015    :    CONSTITUENCY PERIOD 27 January – 11 February 2015:    COMMITTEES/OVERSIGHT WEEK 1:        26 – 29 January 2015    (Committees/Oversight) WEEK 2:        3 – 6 February 2015    (Committees/Oversight) DATE  AGENDA Objective Relation […]

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The United Front says stop xenophobia in its tracks!

The National Working Committee of the United Front is outraged by the recent outbreak of violence in Soweto and elsewhere, especially against other Africans. We must act now before it spreads further! These explosions of xenophobia are not knew and will overwhelm us if we do not act decisively. We extend our condolences to those families and communities […]

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