The largest metalworkers’ union in South Africa is threatening to strike for higher pay. But can we afford such a strike in our already struggling economy? For more, Tumelo Mothotoane speaks to Numsa Spokesperson Phakamile Hlubi-Majola. Courtesy #DStv403
JOHANNESBURG - The National Union of Metal Workers (Numsa) is mobilising for possible sympathy strikes.
The union is threatening to strike for an 8 percent wage increase.
"We are currently in a process of mobilising our members in all sectors to say prepare yourselves for the possibility of a sympathy strike in order to support members in engineering," said Numsa spokesperson, Phakamile Hlubi-Majola.