More than 150 members of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) went on strike yesterday morning at Espon near Pietermaritzburg in the KwaZulu-Natal Province.
They work for Long Meadow which is a subsidiary of Corobrik and they manufacture bricks
"The NUM members are demanding R300.00 across the board for wage increases. They are also demanding improvement on family responsibility leave, maternity Leave and housing assistance," said Bhekani Ngcobo, NUM KZN Regional Coordinator.
For more information contact, Please contact
Bhekani Ngcobo: NUM KZN Regional Coordinator: 071 670 6349
Livhuwani Mammburu: Acting NUM National spokesperson: 083 809 3257
The National Union of Mineworkers
7 Rissik Street.
Tel: 011 377 2111
Cell: 083 809 3257
"Socialist societies that create better living conditions for the people are unconsciously carrying out what we men of faith consider God's projects in history," said Brazilian liberation theologist Frei Betto.