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Amcu’s Joseph Mathunjwa blasts Sibanye-Stillwater’s executives for rejecting wage demands

JOHANNESBURG, November 21 – As the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) gears up for a strike at Sibanye-Stillwater at midnight Wednesday, the union’s president Joseph Mathunjwa has slammed the mine’s top executives for failing to pay workers what they demand when they are raking in millions of rand in executive pay. “South Africa […]

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NUM members expected to march to the Union Buildings protesting Eskom retrenchments

PRETORIA, November 17 – National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) members are expected to march to the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Saturday in protest against Eskom’s plans to retrench workers. The union says the state-owned power utility plans to retrench 7000 workers through voluntary packages in the next five years. On Wednesday, Eskom announced it […]

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SA gold wage negotiations continue despite NUM declaring dispute

JOHANNESBURG, August 21  – Wage negotiations between South African gold producers and three mineworker unions continued on Wednesday, despite one union pulling out and declaring a dispute with the employer. The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) declared a wage dispute with the Minerals Council of South Africa on Tuesday. But the Association of Mineworkers and Construction […]