Amcu, the biggest union at Amplats, will ask members to decide on a possible strike in January after a two-week break.
Around 2 300 miners who staged a sit-in at Anglo American Platinum's Dishaba mine have been brought to the surface, says the company.
About 2 300 mineworkers have staged an underground sit-in at Anglo American Platinum's (Amplats) Dishaba mine.
The share price of the embattled mining giant remains relatively unscathed.
Mining giant Anglo American Platinum said it was losing an average of 3 100 ounces of production a day since the beginning of a strike.
Amcu would be wary about handling the strikes against lay-offs at Anglo American Platinum because it may determine its validity as a union.
Amplats should ride out the current strike rather than give in to Amcu's demands to retract its planned job cuts, says Coronation Asset Management.
A man has been assaulted near Amplats mine, where hundreds of miners downed tools in an attempt to force the mine not to retrench 3 300 workers.
Workers of Anglo American Platinum, the world's top platinum producer, will down tools after the company handed out 3 300 dismissal notices.
Anglo American Platinum, the world's top platinum producer, has said it will shed around 4 800 jobs through its restructuring process.
Around 2 000 mineworkers converged at an Anglo American Platinum mine over plans to cut 6 900 jobs amid unrest in the sector.
Anglo American Platinum says 11% of its workers have gone on strike.
Anglo American Platinum will begin the formal process to cut 6 000 mining jobs at the end of this week, the company has said.
Underground protest action at Amplats's Tumela mine in Limpopo is continuing, but management says it still does not know what miners' demands are.
The National Union of Mineworkers will oppose the retrenchment of 6 000 workers at Anglo American Platinum, the union has said.
The Congress of South African Trade Unions has expressed outrage over Anglo American Platinum's announcement that it will cut 6 000 jobs.
Former environment minister Valli Moosa has been appointed as the independent non-executive chairperson of Anglo American Platinum.
Talks between Anglo American Platinum, unions and the government are unlikely to save 14 000 jobs at the company's mines.