Tensions continue to boil between AMCU and NUM

Houses belonging to NUM members were torched at the Sibanye mine in the area this weekend. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Tensions are simmering between the National Union of Mineworkers and the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union in Carletonville.

AMCU is questioning an extension agreement signed between NUM and Sibanye-Stillwater.

READ: Amcu accuses Sibanye-Stillwater of arrogance

Meanwhile, workers belonging to Amcu remain on strike.

Houses belonging to NUM members were torched at the Sibanye mine in the area this weekend.    

"before the strike started I addressed a meeting at Kloof mine. At that meeting NUM, in presence of mine security shot our member and stabbed with spears... At beatrix, our  member killed, no arrests have been made."

READ: NUM to probe allegations of infighting as month-long strike continues

"82 members were arrested in free State for no reason. We had to pay R320,000 bail. AMCU is in receiving end. So how long should we say and be quiet", said Josph Mathunjwa, AMCU. 
 

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