NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

Articles tagged as Eastern Cape

Join the motor marches

If you are a motor member, join the motor marches across the country: Western Cape: 9 September Gauteng          : 9 September MP                   : 11 September Eastern Cape :12 September NC                    : 12 September KZN                  : 12 September Our core demands to the Fuel Retailers Association (FRA) and the Retail Motor Industry (RMI) are reasonable and […]

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Workers to down tools in demand of a living wage

The National Union of Metalworkers South Africa (Numsa) representing 72 000 workers cheaply exploited in petrol stations, components, automotive retail, panel-beaters, car and spare parts, fitment workshops , truck body and trailer builders and dealerships will be downing tools next week Monday September 02, 2013, in demand of a living wage and improved conditions of […]

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STATEMENT OF THE NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (NEC) – NATIONAL UNION OF METALWORKERS OF SOUTH AFRICA

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) held its special National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting as from Tuesday 09 July 2013 –ended- Wednesday 10 July 2013, at the Vincent Mabuyakhulu Conference Centre (VMCC), Newtown, Johannesburg, Gauteng province. The NEC was attended by the National Office Bearers (NOBs’) and worker-leaders from all nine (9) […]

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NUMSA on Mercedes-Benz strike interdict

NUMSA on Mercedes-Benz strike interdict 20 May 2013 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) will uphold the court decision after Mercedes-Benz successfully interdicted our unprotected strike at its plant in East London, Eastern Cape province. Our members have been engaging on lunch hour pickets, which escalated into full-blown unprotected strike action last […]

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Nersa public hearings in Port Elizabeth

Numsa, as always at the top of its game, consulted other Cosatu affiliates about the public hearings staged by the National Electricity Regulator of South Africa, a day before the hearings took place in Port Elizabeth. Present at the caucus meeting was Cosatu’s Eastern Cape secretary secretary Mandla Rayi, who led the delegation. Numsa was […]

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Numsa youth meet ANCYL, YCL and Cosas

The Numsa youth forum in Ekurhuleni met the ANC Youth League, the Young Communist League and the Congress of South African Students on November 23 and 24 last year. The forum agreed to hold regular meetings to formulate and implement a Progressive Youth Alliance (PYA) programme. Cosas asked the union to help them build structures […]

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Eastern cape gender conference

The Eastern Cape region unfortunately lost two gender office-bearers: one had been dismissed and the other elected as national gender secretary. They therefore had two vacancies. The new office-bearers were elected unopposed. Azzedine Weston, the deputy chairperson, is from King Williams Town local and works at Fabkomp. Juliet Blaauw, the deputy secretary, is from the […]

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Rape and the murder is not “domestic” – it’s a violent crime!

Recently South Africa has seen the ugly face of gender-based violence. The horrific rape and murder of 17-year-old Anene Booysen in Bredasdorp in February shocked the country and received worldwide publicity. Booysen was brutally raped and left for dead by a group of men who had allegedly lured her away when she was with friends. […]

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Numsa NOB’s to explain NDP to shopstewards

Irvin Jim to address Port Elizabeth/Uitenhage Numsa joint local Shopsteward council on the union's position on the National Development Plan(NDP) The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) in the Eastern Cape will be holding a meeting of all its Shopstewards in the Port Elizabeth/Uitenhage area Today Wednesday 03 April 2013 at Humrail Park, Summerstrand […]

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Numsa presentations

Numsa Presentation by NOB's 1. Numsa presentation in Eastern Cape by Numsa Treasurer, Mphumzi Maqungo  “Impact of electricity price increases on poor households and businesses in the Eastern Cape” 2. Numsa Presentation by Numsa's 1st deputy President, Andrew Chirwa “Impact on smelters and Eskom workers as the least beneficiaries”  

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