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WATCH: Optimum workers read letter from management

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Photo_Web_Optimum_240218: File: Optimum mineworkers protested over the uncertainty of their jobs and the future of the mine. © Gallo / Felix Dlangamandla File: Optimum mineworkers protested over the uncertainty of their jobs and the future of the mine.

HENDRINA - Optimum mineworkers in Hendrina, Mpumalanga have taken to the streets over the company's failure to pay them for two months.

The workers have not been paid for two months, and say things have been chaotic since the mine was placed under business rescue.

A letter is now circulating, stating that workers will be paid next week for the month of May.

READ: Optimum Coal takes business rescue practitioners to court

Earlier this year, about 2,000 Optimum Coal mineworkers downed tools, demanding clarity on the company's future.

At that time, there were reports the company was facing a financial crisis.

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