The National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) embarked on indefinite strike action at SA Steel Mills on Wednesday, after the steel producer allegedly fired more than 100 workers for participating in what the labour court ruled was a lawful strike. 

Numsa members downed tools on April 16 in support of their demands to be represented by union shop stewards in the workplace. SA Steel Mills, trading as Alfeco Holdings, was granted a temporary interdict against the striking Numsa members on April 19...

Subscribe now to unlock this article.

Support BusinessLIVE’s award-winning journalism for R129 per month (digital access only).

There’s never been a more important time to support independent journalism in SA. Our subscription packages now offer an ad-free experience for readers.

Cancel anytime.

Would you like to comment on this article?
Sign up (it's quick and free) or sign in now.

Speech Bubbles

Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.