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Mine labour strife continues

After many months of strikes the unrest at the mines seems to have no end. Iafrica reports on some of the details and demands of the strikers. Mine labour strife continues Several wildcat ... Continue Reading →

Half of Cosatu workers say violence ‘helps’ strikes

According to a worker survey of Cosato members almost half of them believe that violence is necessary during a strike to achieve the results they require. here is a article by Carol ... Continue Reading →

Labour protest further blow to Medupi build schedule

by Siseko Njobeni, 07 September 2012, 08:44 WORKERS at Eskom’s Medupi power station site in Lephalale, Limpopo, were sent home yesterday after vehicles and equipment were damaged ... Continue Reading →
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Labour troubles spread to Amplats in Rustenburg

LABOUR unrest plaguing Lonmin’s Marikana mining operation in Rustenburg has spilled over to Anglo American Platinum’s Rustenburg operations. Amplats said in a statement on Wednesday ... Continue Reading →

Cosatu wants to review strike process

Cosato is realizing that the results of the strike process is not beneficial enough for its members, and is considering a review of the strike process. Her is a article about the process. THE ... Continue Reading →
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Amplats hit by labour unrest

Labour unrest keeps targeting the mine’s Police keep watch as mineworkers take part in a march outside the Anglo American mine in the North West province. Johannesburg ... Continue Reading →

S.Africa’s rand steady but labour unrest could weigh

 South Africa’s rand held steady against the dollar on Wednesday in anticipation of further stimulus for the U.S. economy, but the prospect of a nationwide strike in the country’s ... Continue Reading →

Spreading labour unrest ‘may damage economy’

The question regarding the greater effect of a labour driven economy comes back to how sustainable it is. Constant strikes for higher wages and less work must have a negative effect ... Continue Reading →
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SA labour relations changed

  The emergence of a rival union in the platinum space must be the most worrying event in the 30-year history of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM). The union is one of the ... Continue Reading →
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Govt won’t get involved in labour issues

In a very important statement on SABC news the minister in the presidency, Collins Chabane, said that government does not directly want to get involved in labour issues.This comes after ... Continue Reading →