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The NUM also concluded a 3-years wage agreement for Samancor three smelters i.e. Tubatse, Ferromentals and Middleburg.
The details of the agreement are as follows:
With effect from 01 July 2015 employees in category/grades A4 to C4 will receive an increase calculated on the employee's actual wage as from 30 June 2015.
Level IncreaseA4 14%B1 13%B2 13%B3 12%B4 12%B5 12%C1 11%C3 11%C4 10.7%
The wage increase from 2016/2017 will be 10% and from 2017 to 2018 will be 10%.
The wage agreement also covers other conditions of employment like medical aid, travelling rate, salary scales, job grades, allowances and skills.
The Smelter’s agreement covers the following
Wage increases 2015-2016
Level IncreaseL1/B1 and B2 11%L2/B3 11%L3/B4 11%L4/B5/C1 10.8%L5/C2/CL 10.5%L6/CM/C3 10%CU/C4/C5 10% The wage increase in 2016 to2017 will be 10% and from 2017/2018 will be 10%
The agreement also covers other conditions of employment like Medical aid and transport at Tubatse smelter
"The NUM would like to take this opportunity to thank all the NUM members who were with us throughout these negotiations until they gave us the mandate to sign this agreement," said Ecliff Tantsi, NUM Chief Negotiator at Samancor.
For more information, please contact:
Ecliff Tantsi: 082 941 4210: NUM Chief Negotiator at Samancor.Livhuwani Mammburu: 083 809 3257: Acting NUM National Spokesperson.
The National Union of Mineworkers
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