07 July 2014
The South African Chamber of Commerce has called on
government to intervene and protect workers and business from the strike by the
National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa.
Sacci Senior Policy Consultant Pietman Roos said
striking Numsa members have been damaging property, animal cruelty and physical
“These acts of barbaric and it’s also indication that
Numsa unable to control its members.
We are calling on government specifically police to
intervene and make sure that workers who choose to go to work are safe and also
to stop any potential incident of property damage.” Roos added.
Numsa has been on a national strike since last week
Tuesday demanding a 15% wage increase.
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