Numsa threatens to withdraw from wage negotiations with Eskom

JOHANNESBURG - National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa threaten's to withdraw from wage talks with Eskom, if the power utility continues with action against striking workers.

The trade union released a statement on Thursday accusing the power utility of negotiating in bad faith. 

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Numsa and the NUM have called for a meeting with public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan and the Eskom board on Monday.

Eskom last week offered the three main unions a salary increase of  seven point five percent this year and seven percent next year and in 2020‚ plus an inflation-linked increase in housing allowances and a one-off  cash payment of R5‚000.

So far Solidarity is the only union that accepted the offer last week‚ Numsa and Num are still negotiating.