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South African gold sector wage negotiations deadlock – union

Wage negotiations in the gold sector are at a deadlock and the South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has declared a dispute, a move that is one step short of a strike.

South African gold producers make new wage offer to unions

South African gold producers say they have offered annual wage increases of up to 7.2 percent to underground employees and up to 4.5 percent for miners and artisans, after unions rejected a previous offer last week.