12 March 2014
The Congress of
South African Trade Union in the North West says workers in
the platinum sector are calling on the union to intervene in the prolonged
Secretary Solly Phetoe said action taken by Impala management of putting all
workers on special leave without payment is putting workers under economic
challenges which they are facing today.
Phetoe said we
are not saying workers should abandon the strike but we think it is about time
that both the trade union and employers should negotiating in good faith and
remember that they are people that they are representing on the ground.
prolong for longer than three weeks than workers become divided. As Cosatu we are going to try and talk to
some of the management people and see if we cannot help with the discussion
process” Phetoe added.
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