NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

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Public launch of NUMSA Special National Congress (SNC) discussion documents-Sunday 01 December 2013-Sunnyside Park Hotel

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) will be publicly launching its Special National Congress (SNC) Discussion Documents this coming Sunday December 01, 2013, Sunnyside Park Hotel, 2 York Road, Parktown, Johannesburg, Gauteng province. The Special National Congress (SNC) Discussion Documents will be launched officially by the National Office Bearers (NOBs’), namely General […]

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We have a vision…

“We have a vision of South Africa in which black and white shall live together as equals in conditions of peace and prosperity…the fight for freedom must go on until it is won, until our country is free and happy and peaceful as part of the community of man, we cannot rest,” Oliver Reginald Tambo. […]

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Victory for the workers!

Workers have demonstrated exceptional bravery in taking the bosses head on and challenging a sector where the lowest paid worker must survive on R 1814.04 per month. Selfish, stubborn and arrogant motor employers The motor industry strike took four weeks to resolve simply because employers arrogantly and stubbornly stuck to their demand for a peace […]

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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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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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Motor Strike update – 18 September 2013

Negotiations continued on Monday September 16 but no deal was sealed. Employers insisted that they want us to give them an undertaking on the peace clause. This peace clause will prevent strikes on every issue while the agreement is in place. It will stop us striking even on issues that are not in the agreement. […]

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NUMSA Special Central Committee Press statement

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) held a special Central Committee (CC) meeting yesterday, Thursday August 29, 2013, at Vincent Mabuyakhulu Conference Centre (VMCC), Newtown, Johannesburg, Gauteng province. The CC was convened by the National Office Bearers (NOBs’) to respond to urgent political and organisational issues confronting Numsa, our Federation – Cosatu […]

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NUMSA statement on the ongoing Auto sector strike

The National Office Bearers (NOBs’) of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) will be convening a special auto National Shopstewards Council (NSSC) tomorrow Tuesday 27 August 2013, at the Vincent Mabuyakhulu Conference Centre (VMCC), Newtown, Johannesburg, Gauteng. The purpose of this special auto NSSC is to consolidate a way forward based on […]

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NUMSA to hold a Press conference: Friday August 16, 2013, NUMSA Head Office, Newtown

The National Office Bearers (NOBs) of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) will be convening an urgent National Executive Committee (NEC) to brief the NEC on the outcomes of the special Central Executive Committee (CEC) of COSATU that was held yesterday Wednesday 14 August 2013, COSATU House, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, Gauteng province. Furthermore, […]

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