Hisense factory workers in Atlantis on strike over better pay

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa is leading the industrial action.

FILE. Picture: EWN

CAPE TOWN - Work at the Hisense factory in Atlantis has ground to a halt on Wednesday.

Employees are on strike demanding better pay; they want a 15% wage hike.

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa is leading the industrial action.

The union's Vuyo Lufele said: “They are demanding a 15% increase or the minimum offered in the metal industry by shifting from this R43.00 to R49.00.”