Amcu members who work for Sibanye-Stillwater gather for a strike update on a koppie near a gold mine in Carletonville, west of Johannesburg. Picture: ALAISTER RUSSELL
Amcu members who work for Sibanye-Stillwater gather for a strike update on a koppie near a gold mine in Carletonville, west of Johannesburg. Picture: ALAISTER RUSSELL

Wage talks in the platinum sector have stalled and the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) has declared a dispute.

Amcu is demanding a three-year wage increase of R1,500/year for entry-level workers and a 10%/year rise for skilled workers as well as a number of other allowances, benefits and improvements in conditions of employment.

Business Day TV spoke to James Wellsted from Sibanye-Stillwater to discuss the next step in the negotiations following Amcu’s decision to declare a dispute.

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