South African Metalworkers' Strike Over


A month-long strike by metalworkers has come to an end after labour unions secured a three-year agreement with employers.


  • South Africa:  Metalworkers' Strike Over

    South African Press Association, 29 July 2014

    The strike in the metals and engineering sector ended on Monday, after both the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) and Solidarity accepted a wage offer. read more »

  • South Africa:  Numsa Strike - Finish & Klaar, for Now

    Daily Maverick, 29 July 2014

    After over 200,000 National Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) members downed tools in the metals and engineering sector at the beginning of July, the union has finally made a deal with ... read more »

Members of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa march for better wages in Cape Town (file photo).

  • South Africa:  Statement of the Numsa National Executive Committee On the Strike

    Congress of South African Trade Unions, 27 July 2014

    The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) held a special National Executive Committee (NEC) today, Sunday 27 July 2014, in central Johannesburg. The NEC meeting ... read more »

  • South Africa:  DA Welcomes the End to Strike in Metal and Engineering Sector

    Democratic Alliance, 28 July 2014

    The DA welcomes an end to the 5 week long strike, involving 220 000 members of the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) within the metal and engineering sector. read more »

  • South Africa:  Metalworkers' Union Takes Wage Offer to Members

    South African Press Association, 28 July 2014

    The National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) is consulting its members on the wage offer in the metal sector, the union said on Sunday. Spokesman Castro Ngobese said Numsa held ... read more »

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