NUMSA commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution

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Letter from the President

South Africa at the crossroads again! South Africa is at the crossroads once again. In 1990, our icon Dr Nelson Mandela stood in front of thousands of ecstatic crowds in Cape Town and bravely saluted the contributions of many organizations, prominent amongst them was the SACP and Cosatu. He went on to indicate the importance […]

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Cosatu Congress Special: The Cosatu Congress Declaration

COSATU 10th National Congress – Declaration 21-24 September 2009, Johannesburg PreambleWe the delegates, representing more than two million members across the spread of workplaces in South Africa:1. Appreciate the opportunity as the current generation of trade unionists to take forward the vision, aims and objectives of our forbears. We rededicate ourselves to further strengthen COSATU […]

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Numsa’s recruitment campaign bears fruit

Numsa’s recruitment campaign bears fruitIn just one month, Numsa recruiters have signed up more than 7000 new members. This will help to make up for the many workers that have lost their jobs through retrenchments and factory closures. But as Numsa shop stewards, Joey Mogapi and Lucien Windwaai say below, this shouldn’t stop now! Members […]

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180 days in office

180 days in office – what's happened? Delegates at Numsa’s 8th National Congress elected Karl Cloete to serve as Numsa deputy general secretary (DGS) until 2012. Mirriam Mochochoko asked him how far the Union is with implementing resolutions taken at last year’s congress. Cloete spoke of the key resolution adopted – that Numsa should persuade […]

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Editorial

The countdown to the Numsa 8th National Congress – A workers' Parliament! From October 13 to 16 2008, close to 1200 local delegates representing our nine regions will gather at the Emerald Casino Resort in Sedibeng to shape the future direction of metalworkers for the next four years. We are honoured that Numsa Sedibeng will […]

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Editorial

Editorial –Numsa News The Politics of a Personality Cult. On June 20 in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe told a meeting; “Only god, who appointed me, will remove me, not the MDC, not the British…..” This statement made shortly after the ZANU-PF youth militia armed with iron bars, sticks and other weapons attacked MDC supporters and […]

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Metalworkers’ giant union lashes out at EU-EPA trade deal

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has sharply chastised bilateral trade pact between the European Union (EU) and the Southern African Development Community states. We have to be outspoken about our attack because the EU concept of economic partnership agreements with some SADC states is “counterproductive and dangerous” for it has employment […]

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