Numsa strike violence continues

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Renewed efforts to end the strike in the metals and engineering sector fell flat after the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) rejected a new offer from the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa).

JOHANNESBURG - There have been more reports on Monday of violence linked to the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa ( Numsa)'s wage strike. Two steel and engineering companies in Germiston and Olifantsfontein came under attack on Monday afternoon. Numsa strike violence continues

“We are meeting with employers today (Monday) and tomorrow (Tuesday). At the moment, the strike is still ongoing,” Numsa national treasurer Mphumzi Maqungo said. On Thursday, Numsa KwaZulu-Natal regional secretary Mbuso Ngubane said a revised offer of ...

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Numsa members in the metal and engineering sector went on strike on July 1 demanding a 15 percent wage increase and a R1000 housing allowance in a one-year bargaining agreement. It further wants an end to the use of labour brokers. On Thursday, the ...

Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim said they had consulted their members, but rejected the offer. He also refused to give details of Monday's talks, except saying that the workers had rejected the offer. "The strike continues. The workers rejected the ...

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Source : http://ewn.co.za/2014/07/07/Numsa-strike-violence-continues

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