Numsa probes intimidation reports
The National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) is investigating allegations of intimidation against its members, spokesman Castro Ngobese said on Tuesday. We are taking these allegations seriously and are following up and investigating with our structures,” he said. ”Numsa does not condone violence. Since the commencement of the strike, our members have exercised high levels of discipline and maturity.
Olivier said on Monday that the industry and unions had agreed to picketing rules on Friday, and that these included a clause allowing employers to use casual labour while the strike lasted. Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim said at the start of a march on Monday that all workers in the sector should join the strike, even if they were not Numsa members. Olivier said the RMI had arranged to meet Numsa leadership on Wednesday and Thursday for negotiations. Petrol attendants and car repair workers affiliated to Numsa embarked on a nation-wide strike on Monday.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at CitizenSimilar Stories