After more than three months of negotiations, Eskom and trade unions have reached an agreement.
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) signed a salary increase agreement of 7.5% for the first year and a 7% increase for the following year.
#UPDATE: Eskom and trade unions @NUM_Media and @Numsa_Media signed a 3-year wage agreement just before 02:00 this morning, a move that enables @Eskom_SA to focus on improving its productivity levels and efficiencies in an effort to turnaround the company. pic.twitter.com/Wcamg5PHGR— Khulu Phasiwe (@KhuluPhasiwe) August 30, 2018
As far as the wage negotiations are concerned, we had already agreed on the offer that Eskom had put on the table tow or three weeks ago which was ultimately signed this morning.— Khulu Phasiwe, Eskom spokesperson
For anyone of our employees that were involved in illegal activities or didn't report for work on specific days, the managers of those people have a right to call them to account.— Khulu Phasiwe, Eskom spokesperson
We are not focusing on turning around this company.— Khulu Phasiwe, Eskom spokesperson
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