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Ministers intervene in Transnet strike

eNCA has reliably learnt that the Public Enterprises and Labour Ministers are meeting unions to end the crippling strike at Transnet.

JOHANNESBURG - eNCA has reliably learnt that Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi are meeting unions to end the crippling strike at Transnet.

Transnet workers are standing by their demand for a wage increase of between 12 and 13 percent.

READ: Costs mount as Transnet strike hits ports

Talks continue to drag on as the company is offering 4 to 5 percent.

Meanwhile, Numsa said it would join the strike.

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