Workers in the motor industry sector are demanding a 12% hike, along with a night-shift allowance for fuel station employees working on night shifts
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The union has demanded a 12% hike for the approximately 306,000 workers in the sector, in addition to transport allowance for fuel station workers employed for night shifts.
Led by the GIWUSA, the workers have been demanding a hike for 8.5% across the board to counter the cost of living and regularization of the workers hired through labor brokers.
The strike was called off by the unions after South Africa Police Service assures the union that the call center workers’ employment will be shifted from Public Service Act to Police Act, which would raise their pay and provide additional benefits.
ArcelorMittal South Africa had earlier announced its plan to retrench more than 2,000 of its 8,769 employees in South Africa. NUMSA has accused the company of taking this decision as a retribution against workers who went on strike in March.
The sit-in came in response to the company’s inaction on an alleged sexual harassment complaint from one of the employees
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