The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) has reserved its decision on the consolidation of the gold wage negotiations conciliation process.
The CCMA last week heard the Chamber of Mines’ application on behalf of the gold producers for the consolidation of referrals of disputes between the Chamber of Mines and the Association of Mining and Construction Union (AMCU), the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), Solidarity and UASA.
CCMA senior commissioner John Sharlow has reserved his decision on the matter.
Speaking on behalf of the Chamber of Mines cheif negotiator Dr Elize Strydom said that the Chamber would engage constructively and meaningfully with the unions to reach a wage agreement that ensures the sustainability of the industry.
The conciliation process will begin on Monday 14 September.