Anglo mineworkers demand 16thousand rand wage
14 September 2012
Striking Anglo American Platinum mineworkers are now demanding pay of 16-thousand-rand a month.
Gaddafi Ndoda, who described himself as a member of a newly formed workers' committee, outlined their demands at a meeting at the Blesbok stadium in Rustenburg today.
Among the demands were a refreshment allowance of 30-rand a day, a daily transport allowance of 60-rand and a safety allowance of one-and-a-half-thousand-rand.
A full memorandum of demands was set to be delivered to mine management in Klipfontein today.
Amplats suspended operations yesterday out of concern for the safety of its employees.