“The talks deadlocked shortly after midnight and we shall be interacting [with employers] during weekend,” deputy general secretary Karl Cloete said.
The talks began on Friday afternoon, after the union’s petrol attendant strike was resolved.
On Friday, Numsa signed off on a wage deal that secured an 11.6 percent increase for petrol attendants for this year, a nine percent increase for next year, and another nine percent increase for the following year.
This meant petrol attendants would receive a wage increase of R2 per hour as of October 2.
They were expected back at work on Monday.