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ceppwawuANA reports that the Chemical Energy Paper Printing Wood and Allied Workers Union (Ceppwawu) has served a 48-hours’ strike notice on employers in the chemical industry, the National Petroleum Employers Association and also the National Bargaining Council for the Chemical Industry.  

General secretary Simon Mofokeng said on Monday the union was demanding a 9% wage increase against the employers’ offer of 6.5%.  The union is also seeking a minimum monthly wage of R8,000, a one-year agreement and for non-continuous workers to be covered by the shift allowance  The strike notice follows deadlocked wage talks.

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