Unions finally sign wage deal with Eskom

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.

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

Listen to whether an action will be taken against those employees...


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