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numsaReuters reports that the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) has demanded that Glencore raise coal mining wages by 15% across the board, the union said on Tuesday.  

The demand is almost triple the inflation rate of 4.6%.  Numsa also said it was pushing for a housing subsidy of R80,000 and an increase of 20% in all allowances.    Numsa has majority representation at Glencore.  It was due to meet with the Chamber of Mines on Tuesday to discuss wages in the coal sector.  

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