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Neasa intensifies talks to lock-out Numsa members

Tuesday 29 July 2014 19:17

Neasa says they will keep locking out Numsa workers from their companies until salary increases in the steel and engineering industry are renegotiated.

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Rand softer in cautious pre-Fed trade

Tuesday 29 July 2014 18:05

South Africa's rand fell to its lowest in a week against the dollar on Tuesday, with investors keen to minimise their risk exposure the day before a US Federal Reserve statement.

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Unions sign wage deal with Seifsa

Tuesday 29 July 2014 17:53

Unions in the metal and engineering sector, including Numsa and Solidarity, have signed a wage agreement with the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation (Seifsa).

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ANC prefers local buyer for Amplats mines

Tuesday 29 July 2014 16:15

South Africa's ruling African National Congress would like a local company to buy mines being sold by Anglo American Platinum.

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Numsa and Seifsa agree on the annual wage increase and end of four-week strike.
Seifsa 'delighted' over Numsa wage deal

Tuesday 29 July 2014 10:15

The metal and engineering employees have been urged to report for work on Tuesday after the four weeks strike which affected the sectors ended on Monday.

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The four week long strike came to an end on Monday.
Back to work for Numsa workers

Tuesday 29 July 2014 05:22

Thousands of striking workers in the steel and engineering industry are expected to report back to work on Tuesday morning.

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Rand firms after end to metals strike

Tuesday 29 July 2014 05:15

Numsa said it’s over 200 000 striking members had accepted a wage offer to end a four-week stoppage in the metals sector.    

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Student nurses return to college after three months

Monday 28 July 2014 18:17

Student nurses at the Mmabatho Nursing College in the North West returned to work on Monday, after three months of having been on an illegal strike and class boycott.

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Numsa calls for workers to join picketing lines amid talks

Monday 28 July 2014 11:10

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has called on it’s striking workers to join picketing lines again on Monday.

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Numsa takes wage offer to members

Sunday 27 July 2014 19:55

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA is consulting its members on the wage offer in the metal sector.

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More than 200-thousand workers downed tools on July 2nd, demanding higher wages.
UASA accepts metal employers' wage deal

Thursday 24 July 2014 17:16

Labour union UASA has broadly accepted an offer for wage increases of up to 10% in the steel and engineering industry, taking about 20-thousand workers out of a three-week strike.

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Over 200 000 Numsa affiliated workers have been involved in a three week long strike.
Numsa members denied permission to march

Thursday 24 July 2014 12:51

Hundreds of National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) members, gathered in downtown Johannesburg, have been told that they do not have permission to march.

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Ramaphosa supports re-introduction of strike ballots

Thursday 24 July 2014 00:28

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says he would support the re-introduction of strike ballots.

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 More than 200,000 workers affiliated to Numsa downed tools on July 2.
Numsa accuses employers of arrogance

Wednesday 23 July 2014 08:10

National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) General Secretary, Irvin Jim has accused employers in the steel and engineering industry of being arrogant.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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