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Seifsa also says it will not sign any deal until there is a consensus on section 37 of the bargaining council rules.
Seifsa reaches conditional agreement with unions

Tuesday 22 July 2014 15:12

The three-week old strike in the steel and engineering sector could be drawing to a close after Seifsa accepted key settlement proposals by Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant.


The new proposal includes a 10% increase for lower job grades and an 8%t increase for skilled workers over the next three years.
End could be in sight for metal and engineering strike

Monday 21 July 2014 19:43

Employer body Seifsa met on Monday to mull over a facilitated settlement proposal from the labour unions.


Samwu says that security and traffic officers should be paid.
Eastern Cape Samwu threatens to go on strike

Monday 21 July 2014 17:54

Samwu has threatened to embark on a full-blown strike at the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro in Port Elizabeth if what it calls salary anomalies are not addressed.


More than 200 000, metal and engineering workers downed tools at the start of the month demanding wage increases of between 12 to 15%.
Striking metalworkers lower wage demand

Sunday 20 July 2014 19:37

Labour unions representing striking South African metalworkers have submitted a lower wage demand to employers.


The Farmworkers are demanding a 10% wage increase while management is offering 7%.
Bawusa farm workers continue strike at Douglas Green Bellingham

Thursday 17 July 2014 14:33

Farm workers affiliated with the Building and Allied Workers Union of South Africa (Bawusa), have continued their strike at Douglas Green Bellingham in the Boland.


The NUM and RBP agreement was with effect from July 1 to June 30, 2017.
NUM and Royal Bafokeng sign wage deal

Thursday 17 July 2014 13:14

Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBP) and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) have concluded a three-year wage agreement, the company said on Thursday


Production delayed due to extended induction: Lonmin

Wednesday 16 July 2014 18:09

The world's third largest platinum producer, Lonmin, says advances in preparing to pick up production have been delayed by extended induction and assessment processes.


Seifsa has withdrawn its latest offer to the striking Numsa members
Numsa unyielding as Seifsa withdraws offer

Wednesday 16 July 2014 06:21

 Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of South Africa (SEIFSA) withdrawal of its "final" wage offer in the metals and engineering industries would not weaken Numsa.


Rand vulnerable to more wage strikes

Tuesday 15 July 2014 09:35

South Africa's rand weakened slightly against the dollar on Tuesday.


SEIFSA has rejected Numsa’s proposal
Numsa expected to intensify its two week long strike

Tuesday 15 July 2014 05:50

The National Union of Metalworkers (Numsa), is expected to meet on Tuesday to consider intensifying the two week long strike in the steel and engineering industries.


Ford, Toyota halt some South African output due to strike

Monday 14 July 2014 20:46

Ford has suspended production at one of its South African plants and Toyota plans to follow suit as a manufacturing workers' strike hits suppliers of car components.


Numsa will meet on Tuesday to consider intensifying the strike.
Numsa will consider a 10% wage

Monday 14 July 2014 20:16

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA, (Numsa) says they will accept a 10% wage for now.  


He said Numsa had already made up its mind to go on strike a month before the strike could start.
NUMSA promotes socialist agenda: NEASA

Monday 14 July 2014 17:16

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) is promoting a militant socialist agenda through the metal sector strike, the National Employers Association of SA (Neasa) said on Monday.


Numsa workers are on a strike demanding wage increases.
KZN Numsa to intensify strike

Monday 14 July 2014 16:03

Numsa in KwaZulu-Natal says they will intensify their two week long strike.


Amcu wants recognition at Marula Platinum mine in Limpopo.
Amcu calls off Limpopo strike

Monday 14 July 2014 14:30

The Association of Metalworkers and Construction Union's (Amcu) planned strike at Marula Platinum mine outside Burgersfort in Limpopo has been called off.


Unions, employers don't trust each other: Analyst

Monday 14 July 2014 11:28

Independent Labour analyst, Terry Bell says there is a total lack of trust between unions and employers.


Numsa's general secretary, Irvin Jim, says they want a 10% increase with a one-year agreement.
Numsa ready to end strike

Monday 14 July 2014 10:22

Numsa says it will accept the 10% wage increase offered by employers but will continue negotiating in a bid to prevent an economic recession in the country.


Amcu members still celebrate strike victory

Sunday 13 July 2014 14:31

Amcu members in various shafts of the Anglo American, Impala and Lonmin mines are still celebrating what they term victory in the platinum belt.


Numsa rejects 10% wage offer

Sunday 13 July 2014 12:57

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has rejected a 10% pay offer from employers on Sunday.


AMCU has accepted a three year deal
AMCU members celebrate their labour victory

Saturday 12 July 2014 21:01

Thousands of Association of Metal Workers And Construction Union (AMCU) members celebrated their labour victory in Rustenburg on Saturday.


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