Striking mineworkers reject Sibanye-Stillwater’s new CCMA-facilitated offer
Thousands of striking mineworkers have camped outside the Union Buildings demanding Ramaphosa’s intervention
Wage increase negotiations between mining company Sibanye-Stillwater and striking workers in the gold sector have stalled after a new offer was rejected.
The negotiations, which are facilitated by the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration, started last Thursday but stalled on Monday when an offer, that Sunday Times Daily understands was tabled by the commission, was rejected by workers but accepted by Sibanye-Stillwater.
Workers who downed tools in March and are now camping outside the Union Buildings are demanding a R1,000 salary increase for ground and surface workers, while the company offered R800...