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Numsa protests alleged sexual harassment cover-up at Sylvania Metals [SOUND]

# Metalworkers union Numsa is set to picket at Sylvania Metals in Roodepoort, Gauteng, today, alleging the mining company is protecting a manager facing accusations of sexual harassment. The union demands the manager’s immediate suspension for an impartial inquiry by the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration. They criticise the company’s use of an allegedly biased service provider. Numsa spokesperson Phakamile Hlubi-Majola claims a climate of fear at Sylvania Metals, citing unjust dismissals and denial of representation rights: