Sibanye-Stillwater, one of the largest private sector employers in SA, has shown nearly 60 employees the door after finding them guilty of forging sick notes, in what the company said was dishonest conduct it cannot tolerate from its employees.

The decision to fire the 59 employees at its Rustenburg platinum operations has set off the company against the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu), which claims the employees were unfairly dismissed...

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