NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

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World Federation Of Trade Unions

Ladies and gentlemen, Also this year, the Annual Conference of the ILO is taking place under conditions of deep crisis of the capitalist system. A deep crisis affecting all levels of all fields: the economy, the political, the cultural life, the environment. The European Union is in deep crisis. Greece, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Ireland, Belgium […]

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General Secretary speech to Numsa KZN to commemorate Jabulile Ndlovu 18 June 2011

Numsa General Secretary Political Lecture In Memory of Comrade Jabulile Ndlovu, a Numsa Shopsteward, ANC member and Committed Revolutionary Leader. Jabu Ndlovu House, 129 Che Guevara Road, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal 18th June 2011 KZN “The Communists disdain to conceal their views and aims. They openly declare that their ends can be attained only by the forcible […]

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King Mswati the most hated monarch in the world by pro-democracy and progressive forces!

TODAY, April 12, 2012, marks the atrocious and vindictive suppression of the will of the people in Swaziland by the then Swaziland’s autocratic ruler King Sobhuza and which continues today under his hereditary son and heir to the throne King Mswati kaSobhuza. This day has became customary for the progressive forces of the world, particularly […]

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Numsa Easter Weekend Message

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA), the biggest metalworkers and class orientated union in South Africa, takes this opportunity to wish the Christian community in particular and all South Africans, including atheists a joyous and blissful Easter Weekend on the 6 – 9 April 2012. This Easter Weekend comes amidst the escalating […]

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Learning from 1976

June 16 1976 was a historic day for South Africa. I join many South Africans who salute young people such as Tsietsi Mashinini and many others who planned and led the student protests. I give credit to the City of Johannesburg mayor Amos Masondo for unveiling a statue of Mashinini in Soweto on June 16 […]

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NUMSA salutes SASCO on its 20 years of existence!

NUMSA salutes SASCO on its 20 years of existence! 6 September 2011 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) salutes the leadership and the entire membership of the South African Students’ Congress (SASCO) on the occasion of its 20th anniversary today 6 September 2011. The SA Students’ Congress (SASCO) remains a trusted and […]

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An Open letter to President Zuma on the Bail Out of the Swaziland Monarchy

An Open letter to President Zuma on the Bail Out of the Swaziland Monarchy 5 September 2011 Dear Comrade President Jacob Zuma, Despite the misgivings of very many people, the rumours that the South African Government were preparing to bail out the Swaziland Royal Regime have now been confirmed. News that an ANC Government, utilising […]

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World Aids Day & 25 years of unbroken service to workers by COSATU!

On 1 December 1985, our federation – the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) was formed. As part of the build-up to mass rally on Saturday 04 December 2010, Johannesburg Stadium, Gauteng province, the biggest Metalworkers union – NUMSA – will be having a CAKE-CUTTING CEREMONY & HIV/AIDS VOLUNTARY TESTING AND COUNSELLING on the […]

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Comment from the general secretary

Goodbye 2009, welcome 2010!Every football loving African, from all the many beautiful races of the African Continent, must be rejoicing that 2010 is almost upon us! For us in South Africa, especially the black working class, the 2010 FIFA World Cup is an opportunity of a life time. We will watch the world’s greatest football […]

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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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