BOLAMA thrilled over mineworkers settlement SAMA withdrawal

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The Botswana Labour Migrants Association (BOLAMA) a national affiliate of the Southern Africa Miners Association (SAMA) is excited over the recent development that allowed for a settlement hearing case to be finalised unopposed before the Johannesburg High Court on May 2019.

SAMA withdrew the notice of opposition to the ex-miners’ settlement agreement.

“Last year, the Johannesburg High Court issued an interim order which set pre-conditions for approval of the proposed settlement by mining companies and ex-miners legal representatives. The conditions included an open call to third parties who were interested in the outcome of the case to show reasons why the settlement should not be approved under the terms proposed on or before March 20, 2019.” 

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