Some 24 percent of staff at coal giant JSW – some 5,465 workers – participated in the 24-hour strike last Friday, while over 50 percent of employees were absent from work, the company announced on Monday.
The JSW miners went on strike as a result of a dispute over wages and work-contract conditions. Due to the strike, the JSW mines failed to extract 53,000 metric tons of coal, depriving the company of some zł.17 million in revenue, according to the firm's management.
Strike committee spokesperson Piotr Szereda dismissed the data as unreliable, but didn't present his own calculations. On Wednesday, after a meeting with JWS's supervisory board, unions are to decide whether to continue their protest.
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