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The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) signed a 3- year wage agreement today with Pan African Resources (Evander Gold Mine) under the auspices of the Chamber of Mines.
This agreement is effective from the 1st of July 2015 to 30 June 2018
“The NUM wishes to express its sincere gratitude to its members at Evander Gold Mine 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 David Sipunzi, NUM General Secretary.
The agreement is as follows:
Pan African Resources (Evander Gold Mine)
Categories 4-8 surface and undewrground
R700 increase to standard rate of pay
Miners, artisans and officials
6% increase on standard rate of pay or CPI, whichever is greater
Officials B lower (B1-B3)
NUM members at Evander Gold Mine are quite pleased and excited that the wage agreement was concluded without any strike, violence, intimidation and loss of life.
For further information contact David Sipunzi: NUM General Secretary: 082 883 7293 Livhuwani Mammburu: Acting NUM National Spokesperson: 083 809 3257
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