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S.Africa's NUM union signs three-year wage agreement with coal producers

JOHANNESBURG, Nov 23 (Reuters) - South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has agreed a three-year wage agreement with coal producers, averting a sector-wide strike, the company said on Thursday.

The agreement will be effective from June 1 for officials and July 1 for lowest paid workers at all companies with the exception of Koornfontein Mines, which will implement on July 1, and Delmas Coal, which will implement on July 1 for all employees. (Reporting by Tanisha Heiberg; Editing by Alexander Winning)