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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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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.

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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.

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Rand vulnerable to more wage strikes

Tuesday 15 July 2014 09:35

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

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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.

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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.

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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.  

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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