Bokoni - Update on labour unrest
VANCOUVER, Oct. 9, 2012 /CNW/ - Atlatsa Resources Corporation ("Atlatsa" or the "Company") (TSXV: ATL; NYSE MKT: ATL; JSE: ATL) confirms that 2,161 employees taking part in unprotected industrial action at Bokoni Platinum Mines ("Bokoni") since Monday, 1 October 2012 have been dismissed, following the granting of a court interdict in favour of Bokoni.
Dismissed employees have been given up until the close of business on Wednesday, 10 October 2012 to appeal their dismissal.
Bokoni management continues to work with recognised employee representatives, the authorities and other stakeholders to support the restoration of law and order to the affected areas and to allow dismissed employees who wish to appeal their dismissal to return to work and do so without threat or intimidation.
Further updates will be made in due course.
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SOURCE: Atlatsa Resources CorporationFor further information:
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