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Zambia's KCM Workers Refuse to Accept a 10.5% Pay Rise

Industry News 10:41:39AM Jan 29, 2010 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Jan. 29 (SMM) -- One union official said on Thursday that workers at Konkola Copper Mines (KCM), the largest copper miner in Zambia, have refused to accept a 10.5% pay rise offered by the management, saying that the deserve to have higher salaries in view of rebounding copper prices.

Although workers have refused to accept the wage rise, they have not decided to go on strike, with normal production at mine.

Zambia is the largest copper producer in Africa.

(Edited by SMM)
 

 

Zambia's KCM Workers Refuse to Accept a 10.5% Pay Rise

Industry News 10:41:39AM Jan 29, 2010 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Jan. 29 (SMM) -- One union official said on Thursday that workers at Konkola Copper Mines (KCM), the largest copper miner in Zambia, have refused to accept a 10.5% pay rise offered by the management, saying that the deserve to have higher salaries in view of rebounding copper prices.

Although workers have refused to accept the wage rise, they have not decided to go on strike, with normal production at mine.

Zambia is the largest copper producer in Africa.

(Edited by SMM)