Workers affiliated with the National Union of Metalworkers of SA during their strike for better wage increases at the Bellville South community centre in Cape Town on October 5 2021. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES/ESA ALEXANDER
Workers affiliated with the National Union of Metalworkers of SA during their strike for better wage increases at the Bellville South community centre in Cape Town on October 5 2021. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES/ESA ALEXANDER

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) has embarked on industrial action after a deadlock in negotiations for a new wage deal.

The union is demanding an 8% increase for workers across the board, while employers are offering 4.4%.

Alishia Seckam spoke to Numsa national spokesperson Phakamile Hlubi-Majola for more detail.

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