Eskom wage increase illegal: NUM

The NUM is threatening Eskom with legal action following the power utility’s decision to unilaterally implement a 1.5% salary increase, saying this is unlawful. The union’s Energy Sector Coordinator Khangela Baloyi speaks to eNCA’s Masego Rahlaga about this. #eNCA Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - The National Union of Mineworkers is fighting what it calls illegal decisions by Eskom.

The power utility is implementing a one-point-five percent conditional basic wage increase but the NUM says this is an abuse of power, because workers can't embark on a protest.

READ: Eskom wage talks collapse

The union is now threatening to take legal action.

It says Eskom isn't managing its finances properly.


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