Canada's First Quantum agrees 25 pct pay hike with Zambia union

Wed Nov 27, 2013 6:17am EST
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LUSAKA Nov 27 (Reuters) - Canadian base metal mining company First Quantum Minerals Ltd has agreed to a 25 percent pay increase for workers at its Kansanshi mine in Zambia, it said on Wednesday.

"The agreement covers a three-year period with a 10 percent increase in 2014, 8 percent increase in 2015 and 7 percent increase in 2016," Kansanshi mine spokesman Godfrey Msiska said.