South Africa's Lonmin Miners Reject Wage Offer


Lonmin miners rejected a wage offer terming it as "very far" from worker demands. As strike action spreads in the mining sector, the government has warned strikers to stop violent protests, or face the full might of the law.
  • South Africa:  Lonmin Offer 'Very Far' From Worker Demands

    South African Press Association, 14 September 2012

    Lonmin has offered striking workers a R900 increase to R5500 a month for entry-level workers, "very far" from their demand of R12,500, National Union of Mineworkers general ... read more »

Striking mineworkers at Gold Fields on Thursday, 13 September 2012.

  • South Africa:  Govt Issues Explicit Warning to Miners

    South African Press Association, 14 September 2012

    Put down your weapons and stop committing violence, or face the full might of the law, Justice Minister Jeff Radebe warned striking miners on Friday. read more »

  • South Africa:  A Possible Way Out of the Marikana Stand-Off?

    Daily Maverick, 13 September 2012

    Lonmin management and the striking Marikana workers agreed Wednesday to sit down and negotiate. Not a moment too soon either, as the strikes have spread to Anglo Platinum and the ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Marikana, Malema, Rebellion, Revolution

    Daily Maverick, 12 September 2012

    South Africa is a land where any bizarre conspiracy theory can flourish with the help of state intelligence agents at the behest of their political masters. Instead of trying to ... read more »

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