Numsa rejects revised motor industry offer

By Andy Rice 8 September 2010

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


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