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Press Statement, 06 October 2020
NUM SIGNED A 1-YEAR WAGE AGREEMENT WITH PETRA DIAMONDS
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has today signed a 1-year wage agreement with Petra Diamonds Limited.
The 1-year wage agreement with Petra Diamond Limited provides for annual increases to NUM members in the region of 5,5% for A Band and 5% for B Band. The parties also agreed to a once-off ex gratia equal to R5000 for the A Band and R8 500 for the B Band.
The two parties are still going to conclude a wage agreement for the C Band which belongs to a separate bargaining unit.
The NUM wishes to express its sincere gratitude to its members at Petra Diamonds for the manner in which they behaved during the negotiation period until they gave us the mandate to sign this agreement. Our members are excited and they gave us the mandate to sign this agreement,” said William Mabapa, NUM Deputy General Secretary and Chief Negotiator at Petra Diamonds.
For more information, please contact:
William Mabapa, NUM Deputy General Secretary, 082 880 4439.
Livhuwani Mammburu, NUM National Spokesperson, 083 809 3257
7 Rissik Street.
Tel: 011 377 2111
Twitter: @Num Media