Northam nods 11,5% hike

THE National Union of Mineworkers yesterday said platinum producer Northam had agreed to an across-the-board 11,5 percent wage increase.

THE National Union of Mineworkers yesterday said platinum producer Northam had agreed to an across-the-board 11,5 percent wage increase.

The trade union, which was expected to sign the agreement yesterday afternoon, said an additional 1percent increment had been granted on basic wages for artisans.

It said the wage hike was with effect from July 2009. - I-Net Bridge

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