Vavi must explain - Cosatu

24 minutes ago

Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi is expected to explain his conduct after he boycotted the trade union federation's central executive committee meeting this week.

Judgment in Zuma Aurora claims expected

2015-03-02 20:45

Judgment will be handed down in the North Gauteng High Court in an urgent application by Khulubuse Zuma to have claims of over R1.5bn against Aurora Empowerment Systems set aside.

Miners hand memorandum to Lanxess

2015-02-06 20:10

Around 800 miners have marched at Lanxess Chrome Mine in Rustenburg, the National Union of Mineworkers says.

Many could lose jobs at Glencore mine

2015-01-29 17:49

More than 1 000 people will be without work if some operations at Optimum Coal Mine in Mpumalanga close due to financial hardship, says Glencore.

Efforts continue to end Northam strike

2015-01-20 07:31

Union NUM will present its members at Northam Platinum mine in Limpopo with a proposal to end their strike in a 'tedious engagement', says the union.

Northam Platinum strike to continue - NUM

2015-01-15 17:40

A wildcat strike will continue at Northam Platinum after workers decided at a mass meeting to stay away.

NUM strikes over retrenchment package

2014-12-07 15:06

NUM members at Glencore Koornfontein mine in Mpumalanga are on strike over retrenchment packages, says the union.

Mineworkers want R8 500p/m minimum

2014-11-26 17:03

The minimum wage for mineworkers must be R8 500 a month, the National Assembly's labour committee has heard.

NUM: Mineworker not allowed back at work

2014-11-18 16:15

A Lonmin employee has not been allowed to return to work despite having won a case at the CCMA, the National Union of Mineworkers says.

Jim: Numsa following Cosatu's resolutions

2014-11-17 16:57

Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim says the union's call for a workers' socialist political party stems from the Congress of SA Trade Unions' own resolutions.


Khulubuse Zuma loses Aurora court bid

2015-03-03 15:40

An urgent application by Khulubuse Zuma to have claims of over R1.5bn against Aurora Empowerment Systems set aside, has been dismissed by the high court.

Platinum strike holds lessons, omens for gold

2015-02-11 20:01

South Africa's gold producers are gearing up for a showdown with labour that could hasten the decline of a struggling industry.

Sibanye Gold shuts mine after union violence

2015-02-06 12:55

Sibanye Gold says it has suspended operations at its Beatrix mine after a violent clash between employees from rival unions.

Northam Platinum miners call off strike - union

2015-01-20 16:50

The National Union of Mineworkers claims striking workers have agreed to return to work, ending a week-long work stoppage at Northam Platinum's biggest mine.

Amcu-NUM rivalry may be behind Northam strike

2015-01-16 14:27

The underlying cause of the wildcat strike by NUM members at the Northam Zondereinde mine in Limpopo may be inter-union rivalry.

Medupi workers given Christmas break

2014-12-14 16:23

Nearly 13 000 workers at Eskom's Medupi power station have headed home for the December holidays while the country underwent rolling blackouts, a report says.

Put focus back on Aids: De Klerk Foundation

2014-11-30 21:06

Even though the situation with HIV/Aids has improved, the world still needs to draw its attention back to the realities of the disease, the FW de Klerk Foundation has said on the eve of World Aids Day.

Glencore wins interdict against NUM strike

2014-11-20 09:16

Glencore has won an interim interdict in the Labour Court against the National Union of Mineworkers conducting a secondary strike at its Optimum Coal mine.

Mineworker not allowed back at work - NUM

2014-11-18 15:44

NUM says a Lonmin employee has not been allowed to return to work despite having won a case at the CCMA.

NUM signs job cuts deal with Sibanye

2014-11-13 09:28

The National Union of Mineworkers has signed a deal with bullion producer Sibanye Gold to soften job cuts at the company's Cooke 4 mine.

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