Workers affiliated to the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) remain on strike at Sibanye-Stillwater's South African gold mines as a process to verify the membership of four unions at the company is still underway. On Thursday Amcu and Sibanye embarked on a process at the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) but the dispute remains unresolved. Joseph Mathunjwa, president of Amcu, said this week that talks at the CCMA were adjourned due to a disagreement between the two parties. "The company came with their senior counsel and tried to interpret the judgment to their advantage, to which we disagreed. The commissioner has to write to the judge to clarify certain sections of the judgment," Mathunjwa said. This is in reference to a ruling in late December. Sibanye had sought to have the strike by Amcu declared unprotected and illegal after it said 51% of unionised workers - represented by the National Union of Mineworkers, Solidari...

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