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S. Africa gold miners to sign pay deal: union

By Agence France-Presse
Thursday, October 25, 2012 7:11 EDT
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Striking South African miners via AFP
 
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Striking South African gold miners have agreed to a sign a pay deal that would end months of often violent labour unrest, the country’s main mining union said on Thursday.

“Members have accepted a new pay structure,” the National Union of Mineworkers said. “The worst in the gold sector is over,” spokesman Lesiba Seshoka told AFP.

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