Tensions rise as NUM blames AMCU for attack on miners in illegal strike

2017-06-09 14:57

NUM has blamed AMCU for attacking 16 of its members for allegedly not taking part in an illegal strike at Sibanye’s Cooke operation near Soweto.

Labour strike hits Harmony's Kusasalethu mine

2017-03-23 10:03

Harmony Gold says workers at its Kusasalethu mine have embarked on an illegal strike, following disciplinary procedures against 40 employees.

Harmony miners end wildcat strike

2017-01-15 06:15

This week’s short-lived sit-in by about 1 700 employees of Harmony Gold’s Kusasalethu mine in Carletonville, western Johannesburg, has tested the gold mining company’s relationship with Amcu.

1 700 workers start strike 2.4km below Harmony mine

2017-01-12 11:11

About 1 700 miners have refused to return to the surface of Harmony Gold’s Kusasalethu mine in the West Rand, with the miner saying they have embarked on an illegal sit-in.

Black Christmas for mineworkers

2016-12-19 16:52

Workers at Babrook Mine Operations are threatened with no pay for December, the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union says.

EXCLUSIVE: Zuma told ‘bogus union’ to spy on Amcu

2016-12-19 07:28

The leaders of a trade union that was allegedly established as a covert intelligence project claims they received instructions from President Jacob Zuma to spy on rival trade unions.

BREAKING: Zuma, ministers in court over 'covert' workers' union

2016-12-09 09:49

A civil suit involving claims about the involvement of President Jacob Zuma, several ministers and government intelligence agents in the formation of a new labour union is due to be heard in court.

SA platinum producers dodge strike bullet

2016-11-01 15:24

The world’s three biggest platinum producers all reached three-year wage deals with the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union without losing one day to a strike.

Amcu to unveil pay demands, R12 500 still on cards

2016-10-24 19:18

The Association of Mining and Construction Workers Union will make public a “comprehensive and final” set of pay and conditions demands for the platinum sector.

Amcu, platinum mines fail to reach wage deal

2016-09-06 15:25

The Association of Mine Workers and Construction Union and the industry have failed to reach a deal on workers' pay, the union says.


Platinum mines under fire

2017-05-14 06:15

With an industry already on its knees, community protesters are now causing major disruptions to platinum production.

Lily Mine recovery depends on 'government intervention' - lawyer

2017-03-16 10:13

Only with government intervention can the bodies of the three Lily Mine workers be recovered and the mine resume operations, a lawyer says.

Kusasalethu sit-in: Fears raised over safety of miners

2017-01-12 19:02

Amcu president Joseph Mathunjwa is fearing for the safety of over 1000 mineworkers who have staged an underground sit-in at Harmony Gold’s Kusasalethu mine.

Zuma behaved like a gangster, says Vavi

2016-12-19 20:42

The revelations that President Jacob Zuma conspired with Secret Service agencies to establish a rival trade union to Amcu is the last straw says Vavi.

Nhleko named in bogus union claims

2016-12-19 09:19

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko has been named in a civil case involving the alleged use of intelligence resources to establish a rival trade union to the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union.

As it happened: Maswabi vs Zuma postponed indefinitely

2016-12-09 11:28

The civil suit about the involvement of President Jacob Zuma, State Security Minister David Mahlobo and government intelligence agents in the formation of a labour union aimed at destabilising anti-ANC Amcu has been postponed indefinitely.

Labour relations in unprecedented flux – Solidarity’s GdP predicts 5 year outcomes

2016-11-23 18:35

A labour analyst demystifies some of the current labour relations imponderables while highlighting others that might flow from the current wrangling.

Amcu, Amplats agree on wage deal

2016-10-28 08:38

Anglo American Platinum has signed a three-year wage agreement with union Amcu which makes provision for an annual increase of R1 000 or 7% per month in basic pay.

Amcu denies killing Num member

2016-10-06 18:31

Union Amcu says it won’t take responsibility for the attack and death of a National Union of Mineworkers member.

EFF leads Marikana trust donations with R1m contribution

2016-08-17 05:44

The EFF has donated R1m to Amcu's Marikana trust fund, party leader Julius Malema announced during the commemoration for those killed in the violence four years ago.

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