SA Gold Sector Wage Talks Underway
Source: Business Live (7/25/11)
"Unions and mining companies are talking to avert the national strike in the SA gold sector."
The talks, which are being facilitated by the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA), come as parties attempt to avert the national strike in the sector.
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and United Association of SA (UASA) are asking for a 14% increase, while Solidarity wants 12%. Employers, on the other hand, represented by the chamber, are offering 5.5%. . .View full article