More than 524 members of the
National Union of Mineworkers at Twickenham Mine in Burgersfort in Limpopo had
downed tools after Capital Development Services served NUM with section 189A of
the Labour relations Act.
Acting NUM spokesperson Livhuwanai
Mammburu said this company is a subsidiary of the Anglo Platinum.
Mammburu said the company want
to retrench 165 employees out of 524 of which these 165 employees are all
members of the NUM.
Mammburu added that the NUM
members resolved to strike on Tuesday, 30 June 2015 after the employer served
employees with individual notice to terminate their contracts of employment.
“The workers’ demands are that
the employer must reinstate all employees affected, Anglo platinum must do away
with SAN contracting services as a Labour hire and all employees must be absorbed
by Anglo platinum as soon as possible.” Mammburu concluded.
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