South Africa construction workers to strike from Monday: union

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Posted: Aug 22, 2013 3:27 AM
South Africa construction workers to strike from Monday: union

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers said its 90,000 members in the construction industry would go on strike from Monday over demands for higher wages.

Union spokesman Lesiba Seshoka told Reuters that members would go on strike at major companies in the sector including Wilson Bayly Holmes Ovcon, Aveng Ltd and Group Five Ltd.

(Reporting by Sherilee Lakmidas; writing by David Dolan; Editing by Jon Herskovitz)