steel and engineering

Latest SA rate hike likely to anger unions

South Africa’s Reserve Bank raised interest rates by 25 basis points to 5.75 percent on Thursday, a move likely to anger trade unions and exacerbate already-strained labour relations. ‘Moderate’ increase The Reserve Bank stated...

SEIFSA is another AMCU, says Solidarity

Trade union Solidarity has branded the intention by the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of South Africa (SEIFSA) to lock-out non-striking workers as an “ill-considered action that will destabilise the industry and heighten the tension...

Eskom granted NUMSA strike interdict

Eskom has revealed that the Labour Court has granted it an interdict preventing National Union of Metalworkers South Africa (NUMSA) members from downing tools at the utility’s power stations. Essential services The electricity utility’s...

NUMSA marches on SEIFSA offices

About 5 000 National Union of Metalworkers South Africa (NUMSA) members marched to the offices of the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of South Africa (SEIFSA) in Johannesburg yesterday afternoon to hand over a memorandum of demands. 12%...