Lonmin's Mining Strike Action in South Africa Ends

Workers at Lonmin's Marikana operation have resumed working after accepting a 22 percent wage increase following a protracted wildcat strike leaving in its wake 45 dead and scores injured. The wage deal is expected to set a precedent for all mine workers as protests spread.

  • South Africa:   Lonmin Workers Return to Work

    SAPA, 20 September 2012

    Lonmin miners whistled as they returned to work on Thursday, ending a nearly six-week wildcat strike, which has left scores of people dead. Read more »


A miner: The wage agreement was dedicated to the workers who were killed during the strike.


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