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Eskom Facing Strike Action by South African Mineworkers Union

June 28, 2011

June 28 (Bloomberg) -- South Africa’s National Union of Mineworkers said it’s asked its members to prepare themselves for strike action against power utility Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd.

The labor union wants improved consultation, a minimum service level agreement and is also opposed to the more than doubling of executive pay at the state-owned company, the NUM said in an e-mailed statement today.

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