Johannesburg - Mine workers who ended a strike at Gold
Fields' KDC mine on the West Rand have returned for the night shift as agreed,
the mine said on Thursday.
"Yes, they (the mine workers) did. We had around 95%
attendance for the night shift as well as our day shift, which started this
morning. Things are back to normal," said spokesperson Sven Lunsche.
About 12 000 employees returned to work after the strike was
resolved when the National Union of Mineworkers (Num) national leadership met
NUM members on the mine.
The meeting was to resolve difference between them and local
Num branch leaders.
Gold Fields [JSE:GFI] CEO Nick Holland commended the Num's national
leadership on Wednesday, in particular its president Senzeni Zokwana and
general secretary Frans Baleni, for their bold leadership in resolving the
Holland said the mine could not condone the unlawful nature
of the strike, and was pleased that the matter had been resolved.
A policy of no-work, no-pay and of no dismissal would be
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