JOHANNESBURG – Thousands of South African metalworkers will strike Sept. 12 due to a wage dispute, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa says. “Production in the major multinational car manufacturing plants will, in turn, be severely affected by the indefinite strike in the component manufacturing and motor retail sectors,” NUMSA says. The union is demanding a 9% wage increase on actual wages for a 3-year period, roughly equivalent to $78 per week, across all six identified ...

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