NUMSA and Hulamin reach agreement on employee salaries

NUMSA and Hulamin reach agreement on employee salaries

Metalworkers' union NUMSA has agreed on a deal with a Maritzburg-based aluminum supplier and exporter after a weeks-long battle with the employer overpay. 

Phakamile Hlubi Majola Numsa strike

Hulamin will be paying workers in full for the duration of the lockdown. 

Two employees tested positive for COVID-19 last month - which led to the Edendale site being shut for decontamination. 

Employees were told they won't receive salaries during that time.  

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NUMSA’s Phakamile Hlubi-Majola, "Our officials worked really hard to secure this agreement which speaks to how workers will be paid during the lockdown. 

"It ensures protection for workers, those who are in quarantine, those who are essential services," said Majola

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