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  • Metals industry to contract in 2014 after strikes - Strikes in South Africa’s platinum and metals industries will contribute to a contraction of as much as 2.5% in the steel and engineering sector this year, according to the biggest employer group.
  • No end in sight to Post Office strike - JOHANNESBURG – After more than a month of frustrating mail delivery disruptions, the South African Post Office (Sapo) is warning the strike by its workers is likely to take longer than expected to resolve.
  • South Africa's striking UASA accepts wage deal in principle - JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's UASA union has broadly accepted an offer for wage increases of up to 10 percent, a spokesman said on Thursday, a move that would take about 20,000 metal workers out of a three-week strike that has hit the supply of auto parts.
  • South Africa's largest union NUMSA says to strike from July 1 - Almost a quarter of a million South African workers in sectors from engineering to communications will strike indefinitely from July 1 in pursuit of a pay claim, the latest of a series of stoppages that have damaged Africa's most advanced economy.
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