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Labour brokers: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Labour Brokers: The good, the bad and the ugly!Woody Aroun The Portfolio Committee on Labour hosted a two-day Public Hearing on Labour Brokering in South Africa and dished up some hot debate on whether labour brokering should be banned or not. Business argued that labour brokers are good; labour (with the exception of Fedusa) argued […]

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2009 general elections

Briefing from the War Chamber!Numsa’s national elections coordinator reports, Alex Mashilo, reports from his war room! Numsa has begun the work of consolidating the victory that the ANC has achieved in successive elections held since the 1994 democratic breakthrough. In early January Numsa held a National Elections Workshop where we looked at the elections manifesto […]

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Numsa 8th National Congress – from the floor

Power of a song Ayanda Billie Outside the Emerald Hall at Sedibeng on the opening of the National 8th Numsa Congress there is singing, toyi-toying, joyous clapping of hands and dancing. Delegates from all corners of South Africka, carrying with them mandates from their regions show commitment. The hall dressed in Numsa struggle colours – […]

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Editorial

We are privileged to lead your organisation We, the new national office bearers elected at the Numsa 8th National Congress are privileged to lead your organization. On the first day we took up our duties, we convened a head office staff meeting. The purpose of the meeting was simple: * It was to communicate to […]

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Politics

Challenging times!The last few weeks have been momentous for the country. As close allies of the ANC and as active residents of our country, we reproduce for you an extract of the ANC NEC decision on the reason for the recall of President Mbeki. 'Focus on the challenges facing our people'Statement by ANC President Jacob […]

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Letters

Letters Dear Numsa NewsI recently attended a workshop of the Union over a period of two days. After I completed the two day worskhop I was left with a lot of knowledge which I gained from that workshop. I hope the other comrades that were with me attending the classes were also learning and took […]

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BHP Billiton’s worst still to come for Bayside smelters

BHP Billiton’s Bayside aluminium smelter has put metalworkers through rough time of uncertainty for the past two months as 800 workers faced retrenchment. The management confirmed that it would be issuing final notices to the affected workers at the weekend and the retrenchments would be effected on April 1st, 2008 in Richards Bay smelters. And […]

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Numsa News Editorial: We live in interesting times!

Numsa News Editorial We live in interesting times! In a lecture I presented at the Ikwezi Institute for Research and Development towards the end of last year, I quoted a 2002 SACP Document titled: ‘The Strategy and Tactics of the SACP in the National Democratic Revolution.’ I cited this paragraph: “The ANC (like the SACP) […]

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Editorial

Numsa News Editorial We live in interesting times! In a lecture I presented at the Ikwezi Institute for Research and Development towards the end of last year, I quoted a 2002 SACP Document titled: ‘The Strategy and Tactics of the SACP in the National Democratic Revolution.’ I cited this paragraph: “The ANC (like the SACP) […]

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