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Operations at Sibanye mines are expected to begin on Monday after a 3-month strike – SABC News

Operations at the Sibanye-Stillwater mines are expected to resume after signing a three-year wage agreement with trade unions.

This includes a R3 000 ex-gratia payment to all categories of employees. The agreement, signed on Saturday, ends a three-month strike by the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) that began in March.

Trade unions and Sibanye Gold Mine conclude wage agreement:

NUM spokesperson Livhuwani Mammburu says miners are still not happy about the R300 million bonus paid to CEO Neal Froneman in 2021.

“That’s what led to the strike, that executives at Sibanye Stillwater are making a lot of money. Even if the gold price does well in the international market, there is no profit share when it comes to it, only the directors do it.” “Workers are not happy with that R300 million bonus earned by the CEO and the arrogance he showed in trying to justify earning that kind of money,” Mammburu said.

Camping outside Union Buildings

At the end of May, miners connected to AMCU and NUM camped outside the Union Buildings in Pretoria.

The miners promised to continue camping at the Union Buildings until their demands were met.

They called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to intervene in the strike.

Operations at Sibanye mines are expected to begin on Monday after a 3-month strike – SABC News

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