The state's bid to claw back 0.6% under a previous agreement has thrown a spanner in the works.
Amcu has come out strongly against the latest offer to end the three-month-long strike in the platinum sector demanding an "honourable settlement".
NUM members from Northam Platinum have marched to their employer's offices demanding better wages and the resignation of CEO Glyn Lewis.
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union has lowered its demand of R12 500 a month for workers at Impala Platinum, says the union.
Following strikes over the weekend, the National Union of Mineworkers says it will meet to discuss a revised wage offer tabled by Northam mine.
The National Union of Metalworkers of SA has rejected an increased wage offer as the petrol and motor retail sector enters its fourth strike day.
SA's coal trading has hit a six-week high as buyers stocked up on the mineral ahead of their winters after unions declared a wage dispute.
The NUM and Solidarity have laughed off the wage and living allowance increase put forward, adding to fears over strike action in the sector.
Bruising wage negotiations between goldminers and workers look to have stalled after unions declared an official wage dispute.
Agricultural unions are urging their members to apply to the labour department for exemptions.
The debate over youth wage subsidies has heated up since the ANC decided to support it.
Farmworkers in Clanwilliam have reached an agreement that could signal the end of the farmworkers' strike in the Western Cape, says Cosatu.
Employees of Anglo American Platinum in Rustenburg and Pilanesberg north have returned to work.
Anglo American Platinum has made a new offer to striking workers in an attempt to get operations running again, the company confirmed on Wednesday.
Swaziland's economic woes continue and the International Monetary Fund has forecast a gross domestic product contraction of 1.5%.
The wage agreement at Lonmin's Marikana mine was widely welcomed, but now appears to have triggered a deepening crisis in the mining industry.
A wage deal was brokered at Lonmin's Marikana mine this week, bringing a welcome end to a month-long violent strike but how will the mine afford it?
According to some Marikana miners, they are no better off than before the strike, after Lonmin this week offered striking workers a 22% pay hike.
Lonmin's striking workers accepted a compromise pay deal based on fear of the mine's closure and of a threatening police presence.