Gold Fields fires 8 500 strikers

2012-10-23 15:35

Gold Fields has fired 8 500 workers who refused to halt an illegal stoppage at its KDC East mine, a spokesperson said.

“All 8 500 people who were on strike did not come back.

They did not return to work, so we have issued dismissal letters to all of them,” spokesperson Sven Lunsche told AFP.

Workers have 24 hours to appeal their dismissal, he added.


– AFP/Fin24

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