NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

Articles tagged as Deputy Chairperson

Patrick Bhekumuzi Msibi; 15 March 1965 – September 2013

In the past weeks, the nation woke up to the sad news of the passing of former Numsa deputy general secretary Bheki Patrick (Magagula) Msibi. Cde Bheki was born on the 15th March 1965 in Dube, Soweto, Johannesburg. He attended his primary school in Piet Retief and then went to Swaziland where he completed his […]

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Ekurheleni elections: a mixed reaction

Isaiah Maduna of Manyathi Local: “The congress went well. George Choshane was the regional secretary for a long time – 15 years – and did lots of good things, but now it’s time for a change. We refrained from giving him a farewell because he contested our decision when we told him to step down.” […]

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Numsa National Gender Conference Declaration.

Conference Declaration We, the Delegates gathered in Johannesburg at Vincent Mabuyakhulu Conference Centre at the 2011 October Numsa National Gender Conference, drawn from all the nine provinces of our country, met from the 6th to the 9th of October 2011 to deliberate on the state of gender struggles in our Union. We convened under the […]

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Labour Brokers

The workers have spoken – labour brokers must goOctober 7 was declared as an international day of action against precarious work (such as that created by labour brokers) and the casualisation of jobs. Cosatu’s 10th National Congress vowed to support it through lunch-time demonstrations, pickets and in some cases marches. From Madibeng to Port Elizabeth […]

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Ford workers incensed by retrenchment of 20% of its staff

Ford motor company is at it again- engaging in dishonest double-talk- while it is supposed to negotiate in earnest with labour in order to resolve threatened job retrenchments at its two plants. Operations in Port Elizabeth’s Ford engine plant and car assembly manufacturing at Silverton in Pretoria will be forced to retrench a further 800 […]

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COSATU Strike

Cosatu stops the country! Cosatu's demands: 1. The costs of the power-cuts must not be borne by the poorest in society. 2. Workers must not be retrenched as a result of the power-cuts 3. The electrification programme to poor households must not be compromised. 4. In the short and medium term: – the public sector […]

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