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Workers Vote for Strike at Sibanye's Gold Mines, Unions to Meet Today

  • Overall, the CCMA concluded the vote was 62% in favour of industrial action at Sibanye's gold mines.
  • Negotiations however continued outside of the CCMA, but the parties have still failed to come to an agreement.
  • Against a wage demand of R1 000 per year for three years, Sibanye’s final offer to Category 4 to 8 employees is an increase of R700 in each year.
  • Miners, artisans and officials were offered an increase of 5% in each of the three years against a demand of 6%.
  • With a strike certificate in hand and picketing rules established, unions need only give 48 hours’ notice before embarking on a strike.
  • Unions will meet on Thursday to determine the way forward. - News24
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