The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) has vowed to continue with its strike at Sibanye-Stillwater’s gold operations, despite the company’s call for workers to report to work on Saturday. The union has rejected the claim by the company that National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), UASA and Solidarity have gained more than 50% membership at their gold operations. “It is not possible that the NUM could have organised workers, processed their stop orders, conducted a verification exercise and concluded a new recognition agreement with majority status in just over a week,” Amcu president Joseph Mathunjwa said on Friday. Mathunjwa accused the company of using underhanded tactics. “The employer continued in this acrimonious trail to further instruct its management to recruit workers for the NUM with a view of achieving a falsified majority status for their sweetheart union,” said Mathunjwa. He urged members to remain calm and not to report to work on Saturday, as the str...

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