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The strike by 220 000 National Union of Metalworkers of SA members has forced Toyota to halt three of its popular vehicle lines at the Durban assembly plant from today.
South Africa's metalworkers' union NUMSA rejected the latest pay offer from engineering and steel sector employers on Sunday, saying black workers were still underpaid, and threatened to widen its two-week old strike.
Fourie du Preez will miss the Castle Lager Rugby Championship following an ankle injury sustained by the Springbok scrumhalf in last Saturday's 55-6 Test victory over Scotland in Port Elizabeth.
As 220 000 metalworkers began an indefinite strike, Cosatu's general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi received a warm welcome from striking metalworkers.
Updated: Sun Jul 27, 2014 11:40 pm
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