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Urgent Press Conference: NUMSA national Office Bearers (NOBs’) to address members of the Media – Tuesday 26 November 2013

The National Office Bearers (NOBs’) of National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) will address members of the media this afternoon, Tuesday 26 November  2013, at 15h00pm, NUMSA Head Office, 153 Bree (Cnr Gerard Sekoto) Street, Newtown, Johannesburg, Gauteng province.  The Press Conference is in relation to the accusations levelled against NUMSA General Secretary […]

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Phillemon Jeff Kiribane Bokaba obituary

Philemon Kiribane “Jefty” Bokaba, born on the 19th of June 1959 in Eastwood, Pretoria, was the second child of Paul Maruputlane and Fredah Lekoso Bokaba. He attended his schooling at Rakale Primary, Tshepo Middle, Top and Rantailane Secondary Schools, all based in Garankuwa, where he obtained his matric certificate. After losing his father at an […]

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Collective Bargaining

On behalf of the Central Committee and National Office Bearers I want to applaud and thank metal workers for their resolute, militant, united action in the auto and motor industries. Auto has been Numsa’s pace setter. We know that capital makes profits during a boom and then makes profits again when the economy is bad, […]

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Numsa has demonstrated leadership

Institutionalised factionalism is almost turning Cosatu into what the September Commission report called a “ sikorokoro”. In this scenario, the federation fails in its responsibility to engage on political issues, fight for better rights and working conditions for workers and locate its struggle within the broader working class, which includes working hand in hand with […]

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Update on the Court challenges regarding the unconstitutional suspension of COSATU General Secretary

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has been receiving a number of calls or queries, particularly from various media houses, including from individual journalists, pertaining to Numsa’s court challenge on the unprecedented and unconstitutional suspension of COSATU’s General Secretary comrade Zwelinzima Vavi. There have been widespread speculations and unconfirmed reports that the […]

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Collective bargaining will never be the same

Delegates from Numsa’s nine regions sat shoulder to shoulder to participate in the recent national bargaining conference (NBC). It is a momentous conference that takes place every three years for most sectors organised by the giant union. Numsa collective bargaining is taking place when the strikes in the mining and agriculture sectors are still fresh […]

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Numsa NEC press conference, Sunday 26 May 2013, 11h00

REMINDER: NUMSA NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (NEC) PRESS CONFERENCE THIS COMING SUNDAY 26 MAY 2013, 11H00AM, 29 IMPALA RD, SANDTON Sunday 26 May 2013 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) held its ordinary and scheduled National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting on Wednesday 22 May 2013 –ended- yesterday Friday 24 May 2013, Birchwood Hotel […]

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Numsa takes City Power to court

NUMSA Takes City Power to Court Sunday 19 May 2013 On Tuesday 28 May, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) will take City Power to court over Johannesburg municipal electricity utility’s refusal to disclose information on the basis of which a R800-million tender for supply and installation of low pressure solar water […]

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Numsa press conference 24 February 2013 on High Court application and Medupi strike

Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim to address members of the media – Sunday 24 February 2013, Numsa Head Office, Newtown, Johannesburg 23 February 2013 In the next 48-hours, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) will go to the High Court on an urgent basis for an order that declares lawful the 18-hour […]

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Numsa Press conference on Numsa’s campaign around electricity tariff increases

Irvin Jim, Numsa General Secretary to address members of the media on the planned mass campaign against the proposed Eskom application to Nersa for electricity tariff increases 10 January 2012 The National Office Bearers (NOBs) of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa), namely General Secretary IRVIN JIM, President CEDRIC GINA, 1st Deputy […]

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