The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) yesterday signed a three-year wage with Northam Platinum mine to implement adjustments to the existing wage agreement.
The NUM represents the majority of employees in the company’s bargaining units, categories 2-8 (surface and underground workers) and 9-10 (artisans, miners and officials)
The basic monthly minimum rate of the employees in bargaining unit (cat 2-8) to increase in the following.
|Effective date||increase||Minimum surface||Minimum underground|
|01 July 2018||R1000||R9, 982||R10, 257|
|01 July 2019||R1100||R11, 082||R11,357|
|01 July 2020||R1200||R12, 282||R12, 357|
The basic monthly minimum rate of the employees in bargaining unit (cat 9-10) to increase in the following.
|01 July 2018||7%|
|01 July 2019||7%|
|01 July 2020||7%|
NUM members at Northam Platinum are very pleased and excited that the wage agreement was concluded without any strike, violence, intimidation and loss of life.
See the attached wage agreement.
For more information, please contact
William Mabapa, NUM Deputy General Secretary, 082 880 4439
The National Union of Mineworkers
Tel: 011 377 2111
Cell: 083 809 3257