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Operations at KCM’s Business units in Chililabombwe
have been paralysed after workers refused to enter
the main gates into the plants demanding salary
But KCM Spokesman Shapi Shachinda revealed that
only a handful of miners took part in the work
Mr Shachinda said KCM values the cordial relations
which exist between the workforce, the unions and
HE stated that KCM regrets that a handful of
employees at the Konkola underground mine in
Chililabombwe have decided to go on an illegal work
stoppage demanding increases in pay.
He said this is in contravention of labour laws
since wage negotiations are still underway between
management and the unions and no dispute has been
There was no immediate comment from the Mine
Workers Union of Zambia but some of the affected
miners interviewed said among other things they are
complaining is the lack of proper treatment and

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