Eskom: Medupi workers demand better conditions

2015-03-26 05:00

Numsa members working at the Medupi power station in Lephalale, Limpopo, have marched against Eskom demanding better working conditions, the union says.

Glencore must prioritise workers - NUM

2015-03-14 18:00

The National Union of Mineworkers has urged mining company Glencore to prioritise the needs of its employees and reconsider closing its Optimum operations.

Minimum wage needs clarity - Godongwana

2015-03-13 06:00

The labour movement's stance on the minimum wage needs to be clarified, ANC economic transformation cluster head Enoch Godongwana says.

Governance collapse at Eskom - NUM

2015-03-12 17:03

The suspension of four top Eskom executives indicates a collapse of governance at the parastatal, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) says.

Showdown looms ahead of union wage talks

2015-03-11 10:29

SA's two biggest mining unions are readying to submit their wage demands to the coal and gold sectors in the coming weeks, setting the stage for a showdown.

Woman raped in Amplats mine changing room

2015-03-10 16:26

A woman has been raped at an Anglo American Platinum mine in Rustenburg, North West, the National Union of Mineworkers has reported.

Khulubuse Zuma: Unions' Aurora claims distorted

2015-03-06 10:31

Khulubuse Zuma claims allegations levelled against him by trade unions distort the findings a 2013 inquiry into the affairs of Pamodzi Gold.

Vavi must explain - Cosatu

2015-03-05 13:33

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.


Amcu to discuss asset sale with Amplats CEO

2015-03-19 20:22

Amcu says it will meet Anglo American Platinum's CEO to discuss the sale of the firm's Rustenburg assets where the union led a record five-month wage strike last year.

Weak rand a double-edged sword for miners in SA

2015-03-13 09:18

The sliding rand is a double-edged sword for mining companies in SA, with cost inflation and potential labour unrest outweighing domestic currency weakness gains.

'Democratise' strike action - Godongwana

2015-03-12 20:30

Strikes should be "democratised" by using secret ballots, ANC economic transformation cluster head Enoch Godongwana says.

NUM on recruitment drive

2015-03-11 19:08

The National Union of Mineworkers is focused on recruiting new members and retaining those they have in a bid to up its numbers since the formation of rival union Amcu.

Amplats reviews security after mineworker raped

2015-03-10 17:29

Anglo American Platinum says that it would review security measures after two female mineworkers were attacked at one of the company’s premises in Rustenburg.

Coal, gold sector braces for wage demands

2015-03-10 10:00

The National Union of Mineworkers will submit its wage demands for the coal and gold sector by the end of March, says the general secretary of the majority union.

Khulubuse Zuma shirks blame in mineworkers' plight

2015-03-05 21:19

Khulubuse Zuma has bemoaned statements by Cosatu and the National Union of Mineworkers blaming him for the plight of Pamodzi Gold's former mineworkers.

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.

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