Zambia’s largets union agrees 12% hike

[] – ZAMBIA’s biggest union – the Mineworkers Union of Zambia – agreed a 12% wage increase with Jinchuan Group in a development that sets a benchmark for the rest of the industry, said Bloomberg News.

The first 2014 pay agreement for the nation’s mining companies covers workers at the Chibuluma mine, said Bloomberg News which showed that the first wage agreement in the current year set the tone for subsequent wage agreements with ENRC, Glencore and First Quantum Minerals.

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