Unions and Sibanye to meet on Thursday in bid to end strike
NUM and Amcu refuse to back down on original pay demands, which group says it cannot afford
Unions and Sibanye-Stillwater are to meet on Thursday in a bid to end the strike at the company’s gold mining operations now in its 56th day. Strikers have lost more than R1bn in pay.
Workers affiliated to the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) downed tools on March 9 after the group rejected their demands for a R1,000 rise in monthly pay, a R100 increase in a living-out allowance and a 6% rise for miners, artisans and officials...