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Call for union leadership on family responsibilities

Numsa members should build and encourage the view among men that it is our culture as Africans to take care of our families – including children born out of wedlock – says Numsa president Cedric Gina. Gina added that child maintenance was a societal issue on which the union could provide leadership. According to Numsa […]

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There is no other weapon but organisation.

This December Cosatu will gather to celebrate 25 years of existence as an organization. In our 8th National Congress in 2003, we adopted the 2015 Programme called, “Consolidating Working Class Power for Quality Jobs- towards 2015”. This document must be a ‘Bible’ for all Cosatu members. It is important because it reveales everything about our […]

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Numsa International Seminar on Climate Change

On the morning of the 4th December numbers trickled to the Numsa KZN Regional office for the International seminar on Climate Change. The previous night Numsa Research and Development members went to bed early in the anticipation of this hallmark event. So, there was bit of concern when it appeared that attendees for the Seminar […]

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The passing away of a giant

There were lots of comrades as expected. Local residents showed their hospitality by organizing bathrooms, breakfast and refreshments for everyone. The Geographic landscape of Mdantsane is beautiful. Houses built in those steepy hills make a wonderful view. The size of the location is huge although house plans are not the same. The type of housing […]

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REMINDER: NUMSA WILL HOLD A TWO DAY JOBS CONFERENCE: MEDIA INVITED TO ATTEND AND REPORT: RANDBURG TOWERS, RANDBURG:

NUMSA JOBS CONFERENCE 25 October 2011 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) will be holding a Jobs Conference as from tomorrow Wednesday 26 October 2011 –until- Thursday 27 October 2011, Randburg Towers, 275 Cnr Main Avenue and Republic Road, Randburg, Johannesburg, Gauteng province. This Jobs Conference is taking place at the backdrop […]

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Final reminder: NUMSA History book launch: Wits University: Speakers – NUMSA Presidnet Cedric Gina & Deputy Minister of Public Enterprises Enoch Godongwane

NUMSA PRESIDENT SPEAKS: NUMSA HISTORY BOOK LAUNCH: METAL THAT WILL NOT BEND! Tuesday, 23 August 2011 CEDRIC GINA, NUMSA President and COSATU Central Executive Committee (CEC) Member will be addressing academics, students and workers at the launch of the NUMSA history book titled “Metal that will not bend” authored by renowned labour writer and SA […]

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Thembisa Local recruits young workers

RECRUITMENT Thembisa Local recruits young workers The economic meltdown is still squeezing us, but Thembisa local has managed to recruit 350 new members, including young workers who often don’t see trade unions as important to their job. Joey Mogapi spoke to some of them to find out why they joined. A group of young and […]

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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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Letters

Letters page Dear NUMSA News Public Holidays are not celebrated and attributed to those who died in the struggle for us for freedom. Workers will choose to go to work on public holidays although we get paid to stay at home. They will demand from capitalists to work on such days no matter what the […]

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Unveiling of Vincent Mabuyakhulu’s tombstone

Unveiling of Vincent Mabuyakhulu's tombstone Woody ArounAs political parties wrapped up their election campaigns on Sunday 19 April 2009, Numsa headed towards Jozini in northern KwaZulu Natal to unveil the tombstone of their former President and ANC National Member of Parliament, Vincent Mabuyakhulu who passed away in 2006. The unveiling ceremony, attended by family and […]

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