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 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.

NUM calls dispute at Amplats over pay ‘insult’

2016-09-20 19:20

The National Union of Mineworkers has declared a wage dispute after an offer from Amplats which it deemed an “insult.”

SA must keep calm, says Eskom amid strike

2016-08-10 17:51

A wage strike at Eskom is under control, says spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe, adding that he could not divulge the firm's contingency plans.

Eskom obtains court interdict against striking workers

2016-08-10 09:31

Eskom says the court interdict will enable the power utility to take disciplinary action against employees who are not at work because of the strike.

Eskom to respond to Numsa's demands within seven days

2016-07-19 13:59

Eskom says it will respond to demands tabled by union Numsa - among them a R5 000 housing allowance and a salary hike of at least 20% - within a week.

Eskom sees deeper cost cuts over NUM's demands

2016-06-23 19:01

Eskom says its latest pay hike offer to workers represented by NUM could lead the cash-strapped power utility into deeper cost cuts.

NUM to Guptas: Our bank is not for sale - report

2016-06-23 07:53

The National Union of Mineworkers is adamant that the Gupta-owned business Oakbay Investments won’t buy Ubank, in which it has a 50% stake.

Northam lost R15m a day in work stoppage

2016-06-15 19:52

Northam Platinum lost R15m a day in revenue during a week-long work stoppage at Zondereinde mine, a company spokesperson has revealed.

Cosatu to march and protest at Lily Mine

2016-06-12 16:44

Trade union federation Cosatu is to stage a protest at Lily Mine to pressurise the company and government to fast track bringing to the surface the bodies of trapped miners and also compensate the stranded workers, who are currently sitting at home.


Hundreds march for Cosatu in Cape Town

2016-10-07 13:09

Hundreds of Cosatu members have sung and danced to struggle songs belting out of a minivan for the Cape Town leg of the "decent work" march to Parliament.

NUM backs Ramaphosa as next ANC president

2016-09-26 18:22

The National Union of Mineworkers says it will back Cyril Ramaphosa to be president of the ANC after Jacob Zuma.

Not all unions on board with Eskom wage deal

2016-08-12 10:36

Eskom has reached a two-year wage agreement with two of the three unions it recognises, ending what it deems to have been an illegal strike action.

CCMA steps in to defuse Eskom wage dispute

2016-08-10 13:49

The CCMA will take over negotiations between unions and Eskom regarding a wage dispute.

Eskom warns against illegal strike as NUM downs tools

2016-08-08 09:45

Eskom says the start of a wage strike hsd not yet affected operations at its 27 power stations and warns that workers are prohibited by law from striking.

Eskom, unions in war of words about wages, bonuses

2016-06-24 20:14

Eskom and trade unions Numsa and NUM have embarked on a war of words about the power utility's wage offer and accusations are flying about multi-million rand bonuses.

UBank won't need Guptas, has plan to stay afloat - Chamber

2016-06-23 11:20

UBank has submitted its recapitalisation plan to the SA Reserve Bank and will not require help from the Guptas, according to the Chamber of Mines.

NUM rejects new wage offer from Eskom

2016-06-21 17:18

The National Union of Mineworkers has rejected an improved wage offer from power utility Eskom as it still fell short of its demands.

Northam miners back at work after murders halted operations

2016-06-15 08:58

Employees have returned to the Northam Platinum's Zondereinde mine, ending an eight-day stoppage spurred by the murders of two of their colleagues in union rivalry.

Northam miners want safety following murders

2016-06-10 12:21

Mine unions say their members will only return to work at Northam Platinum's Zondereinde operation when conditions are safe.

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.