General Motors Production Stopped In South AfricaChris Middlebrooks (Author) Published Date : Jul 04, 2014 18:02 IST
The production of General Motors South Africa main plant has been stopped after the country s metalworkers National Union called strike recently.
And the work progress has been delayed by the car making company to manufacture cars however they have enough cars to sell in the next two weeks informed by the GM.
Mainly the reason behind the strike is to target the sectors like automotives, telecoms and mines the production industries.
And according to the spokesperson of the company Gishman Johnson,We undertook contingency planning to minimise disruption of supply to our plant and also to ensure sufficient inventory of finished vehicles.
Meanwhile General Motors also added that if the strike last few weeks more then they will not be able to stock small trucks and SUVs which will be a big blow.
NUMSA workers asked to increase their salaries up to 12% along with the assurance of their house as allowance but the meeting did not work well between the employers which were denied by the union after given the latest offer.
The last four days were affected by the strikes for the manufacturers and they are having tough time at the moment.
Same type of incident take place before when the strike went on for a month losing $2bn ( 1.2bn) in revenues from the car market which also affected the entire industry heavily.
General Motors Production Stopped In South Africa