Tharisa Mine has released a statement announcing that it has finalised a four-year agreement with trade unions, NUM, AMCU and Solidarity, relating to its members’ wages and conditions of employment.
Tharisa Mine, on Monday, 14 December 2020, circulated a statement confirming the four-year wage deal that it has concluded. The mining company was in negotiations with trade unions, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), and Solidarity.
The wage and conditions of employment negotiations are believed to have been impacted by the pandemic. According to the statement, the agreement came into effect on 1 July 2020, and will conclude on 30 June 2024.
The statement read, “Wage negotiations were mutually postponed earlier in the year during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequently concluded. The agreement underpins the ongoing stability of Tharisa’s labour relations and allows the Tharisa Mine to focus on growing the business for the benefit of all stakeholders.”
See the post below.
THA Tharisa Mine concludes 4-year wage agreement https://t.co/48KXRPghoy
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