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The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) Matlosana Region will embark on a protest march against AngloGold Ashanti after the company issued Section 189 process of the Labour Relations Act to retrench 8 500 workers at its two operations in Matlosana and Carletonville.
The Protest March will take place as follows :
Date 01 August 2017
Time 15H00 to 19H00
Venue Umzimuhle shopping Centre to Anglo Gold office at No1 Vaal Reefs.
"The NUM will fight and defend the working class dignity to expose the brutal capitalist of Anglo Gold Ashanti to retrench more than 8 500 workers and its brutal exercise that shows how the employer value black mineworkers. It is, therefore, becomes necessary for workers and specifically NUM members not to allow the company to undermine workers of which majority is black people," said Masibulele Naki, NUM Matlosana Region Education Secretary.
The media is invited to attend and report.
For more information, please contact:
Masibulele Naki: NUM Matlosana Region Education Secretary: 073 333 7745
Livhuwani Mammburu: NUM National Spokesperson: 083 809 3257.
The National Union of Mineworkers
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