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29 June 2017 10:56 (South Africa)

Numsa rejects revised motor industry offer

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA has rejected a revised wage offer of 10% from the motor industry. Numsa workers in the motor industry have been on strike for the last week, and began negotiations with an opening demand of 20%. The motor industry started with a 6.6% offer, and have now pushed it up to 10%, which the unions claim is because of the industrial action. Numsa seem to have taken a page out of the public servants strike with its hard line and ridiculously high demands. Read more: Sapa, via City Press

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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