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South African AMCU union seeks $1,145 monthly basic wage in pay talks

JOHANNESBURG, June 14 (Reuters) - South Africa's Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) will seek a monthly basic wage of 17,000 rand ($1,145.44) for its members when platinum pay talks get underway this month, its president said on Friday.

"Our demands are very realistic and achievable," AMCU president Joseph Mathunjwa told a news briefing.

Platinum producers involved in the talks include Anglo American Platinum, Sibanye-Stillwater and Impala Platinum.

($1 = 14.8414 rand) (Reporting by Tanisha Heiberg Writing by Nqobile Dludla)

First Published: 2019-06-14 10:48:47
Updated 2019-06-14 11:13:24

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