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Amcu expected to meet with Sasol management over salary dispute

Workers downed tools last month after rejecting Sasol's offer of a 7 percent wage hike.

FILE: Amcu leader Joseph Mathunjwa. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) is expected to meet with Sasol management today in the hopes of resolving a wage dispute.

Yesterday, the union marched on the petro-chemical giant's offices and handed over a memorandum demanding a R12,500 wage increase across board and a R3,500 adjustment for the salaries of those in higher income brackets.

Workers downed tools last month after rejecting Sasol s offer of a 7 percent wage hike.

Amcu president Joseph Mathunjwa said, "We hope that the company will be sober when we engage and try to settle this dispute and workers to return back to work."

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