Majwe Mine workers stage demonstration

Employees of Majwe Mining engaged in a peaceful demonstration this week complaining about poor working conditions
Employees of Majwe Mining engaged in a peaceful demonstration this week complaining about poor working conditions

JWANENG: In a peaceful demonstration, Majwe Mine employees have handed a petition to acting district commissioner, Bonakele Nyoni, protesting poor working conditions, low salaries and discrimination on Tuesday.

The participants of the demonstration, who marched in their tens, were the mine’s night shift workers.

The workers argue that their project director does not take employee grievances seriously.  They claim that they have sought intervention from the Minister of Labour and Home Affairs, Edwin Batshu.   They stated in the petition that they are paid low salaries and that they are unable to cope with the high inflation. They highlighted that they are a dedicated team, which works tirelessly on shifts to meet the high demand of production. 

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