Comair wins court battle against Numsa

The Labour Court has granted Comair's interdict preventing workers affilliated to Numsa from going on strike. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - The Labour Court has ruled in favour of Comair in the wage dispute with Numsa.

This puts the brakes on a planned strike, which was temporarily interdicted by the Labour Court last week.

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“We value our employees and respect their right to strike however, would always prefer to reach a mutually acceptable solution. We will continue to engage the union,” said Wrenelle Stander, Comair’s Executive Director – Airline Division in a statement.

Numsa members had downed tools over salary disparities.

READ: Numsa, Comair to meet in attempt to avert strike

Talks between the employer and unions deadlocked this weekend.

Workers want equal pay for employees performing similar duties.