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S African gold miners end five-month wage strike

19 April, 2019 12:00 AM printer

JOHANNESBURG: Thou-sands of gold miners at South Africa’s Sibanye-Stillwater gold mines ended a five-month strike Wednesday after agreeing to sign a three-year wage deal, the company and a labour union announced.

Some 15,000 members of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) downed tools in November over a pay dispute, reports AFP.

They have now agreed to a pay rise of 5.5 percent for the first year followed by 5.5 percent or the prevailing annual rate of inflation —whichever is greater — the two following years.

“We are going to sign the agreement.


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