THE motor industry strike enters its third day today as leaders of workers’ union Numsa met last night to thrash out a plan to intensify their mass action which has seen the sector grind to a halt, losing at least R600-million in production a day.
About 800 Volkswagen SA workers protested and picketed outside the Uitenhage plant yesterday, some carrying placards that read, “Motor industry offers 5.6% peanuts!!!” and “World class workers demand a living wage”.
Workers at the Ford engine plant in Struandale, General Motors SA, and Mercedes-Benz in East London also stayed away.
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