Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Mining Firm Sacks 8,500 Striking Workers, South Africa

The latest twist in the wave of mining industrial unrest in South Africa sees one firm carry out its threat to sack staff.

The mining firm Gold Fields has fired 8,500 miners amid the bitter disputes crippling the industry in South Africa.

http://news.sky.com/story/1001608/mining-firm-sacks-8500-striking-workers