Sibanye-Stillwater faces strike at S. African gold mines

The events should give 48 hours’ discover to one another previous to any strike or lockout motion, the CCMA stated.

The Nationwide Union of Mineworkers (NUM), Affiliation of Mineworkers and Building Union (AMCU), UASA and Solidarity have been negotiating as a coalition since October.

Collectively, they’re asking for a month-to-month pay improve of 1,000 rand ($xxxxx) for staff in Sibanye’s gold mines. The deal would run over every of the subsequent three years.

Sibanye’s present wage supply would imply a rise of 520 rand ($33.96) monthly within the first yr of the settlement, 610 rand monthly within the second and 640 rand monthly within the third yr for sure classes of miners.

The valuable metallic miner stated it paid staff final month for the July to November interval, based mostly on the present supply and regardless of an settlement had not been reached. Sibanye added it would proceed to have interaction with the unions to achieve a “truthful and cheap” settlement.


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