NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

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Numsa KZN will not participate in Cosatu’s mass action on November 12 2013

Numsa KwaZulu Natal statement on the planned mass action against e-tolls and banning of labour brokers November 10, 2013 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) in KwaZulu-Natal held various consultations with members through local offices on the planned mass action scheduled to take place on the 12th November 2013. The mood emerging […]

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From hand to mouth

By Oxley Zandile Kuboni Dawn breaks, it’s another working day I jump into my overalls – duty calls Take off, bare-handed. How long will I last? The thought fills the empty hole in my stomach That this day too shall come to pass Hop into a taxi With one thing on my mind Survival of […]

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Cosatu general secretary to address night vigil

Zwelinzima Vavi to address a night vigil tonight (Wednesday 27 February 2013) Methodist Church, Pretoria Central After a difficult legal battle, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) has been victorious in the North Gauteng High Court. The court confirmed the lawfulness of the night vigil this evening (Wednesday 27 February).The City of Tshwane had earlier refused to grant […]

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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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Numsa sends best wishes to the ANC on its 101st anniversary

NUMSA on ANC’s 101st Anniversary January 8, 2013 The class oriented and red metalworkers – all of us as loyal and disciplined activists and Cadres of the ANC – we send our revolutionary and best wishes to the ANC leaders, its rank and file and supporters on this august occasion of the ANC’s 101 years […]

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Comment

Firstly I want to send my warmest greetings to all Numsa members, to staff and to your families as well as to the organisations and friends of Numsa who worked with us in 2012. I am honoured to have the privilege of being part of Numsa’s leadership, and on behalf of that leadership I wish […]

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Numsa ends Toyota strike

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) leadership led by General Secretary Irvin Jim and KwaZulu-Natal Regional Secretary Mbuso Ngubane respectively held an urgent meeting with NUMSA members employed at Toyota, Prospecton plant, outside Durban, yesterday (Wednesday) morning. The leadership’s meeting with workers was triggered by an illegal strike by workers in the […]

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Surplus payout to members

Joe Molusi recently sat down with Caroline Maswanganyi, Numsa benefits assistant, to discuss the further implementation of surplus pension and provident fund payouts to former and current Numsa members. Joe Molusi: About R27-billion will be distributed among the members of the Engineering Pension Fund and the Metal Industry Provident Fund. How will this exercise unfold […]

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Post NUMSA 9th National Congress Press Statement

Post NUMSA 9th National Congress Press Statement VMC Centre, Johannesburg, 12th June 2012 Preface “The struggle for national democracy is also an expression of the class contradiction between the black and democratic forces on the one hand, and the monopoly capitalists on the other. The stranglehold of a small number of white monopoly capitalists over […]

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