#NumsaStrike: Union rejects new wage offer

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#NumsaStrike: Union rejects new wage offer | News Article

Metalworker union Numsa has rejected a revised pay offer by the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA).

SEIFSA offered 6 percent for the lowest-paid workers and 5 percent for the highest-paid workers.

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The strike has cost the steel industry almost R500m, according to Bloomberg.

NUMSA demanding an 8 percent across-the-board wage rise in the first year, and inflation plus 2 percent for the second and third years.


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