Wildcat strikes

 
Sibanye Gold won’t pay above-inflation wage increase
Sibanye Gold won’t pay above-inflation wage increase
Sibanye Gold, the South African miner spun off from Gold Fields this year "will not be coerced into unsustainable outcomes," it...
Amplats workers embark on wildcat strike
Amplats workers embark on wildcat strike
The world’s biggest producer of the metal said 11% of its workers went on strike on Monday, less than a week after a state-sponsored peace accord failed to win unanimous agreement from unions....
Glencore Xstrata chrome mines disrupted by strikes
Glencore Xstrata chrome mines disrupted by strikes
Glencore Xstrata Plc, the world’s fourth-biggest mining company, said production at...
Zuma warns about wildcat strikes
Zuma warns about wildcat strikes
A seemingly relaxed President Jacob Zuma  addressed the National House of Traditional Leaders in Parliament on Thursday, a day after a heated...
Lonmin strike: What drove workers back to Marikana?
Lonmin strike: What drove workers back to Marikana?
"Turn and look at the mountain. Something is about to happen," said one of the miners gathered at Wonderkop at Marikana on Tuesday...
Sasria unsettled as strikes lead to worst loss in history
Sasria unsettled as strikes lead to worst loss in history
Sasria is a state-owned short-term insurance company that reports to the treasury and is a special risks insurer. It was set up in 1979 by the...
Miners return to work at Amplats
Miners return to work at Amplats
"The company is pleased to welcome its employees back to work," spokesperson Mpumi Sithole said on Thursday.
Miner found dead in veld at Amplats
Miner found dead in veld at Amplats
"When they were returning from work they were overpowered and assaulted with stones," said police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Ronel...
Wildcat strikers reject Amplats' offer
Wildcat strikers reject Amplats' offer
Workers for Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) on Saturday rejected a new offer from the strike-hit mining giant and vowed to push on with a wildcat...
Mine workers in N West to unify for mass strike
Mine workers in N West to unify for mass strike
Mineworkers across the North West have decided to combine their strike efforts, a workers' representative said in Rustenburg on Saturday.
Amplats miners: Give us what we need
Amplats miners: Give us what we need
The crowd was singing and dancing as police in Nyalas and vans kept watch over proceedings. A police helicopter was circling overhead.
Wildcat strikes have left a bitter legacy
Wildcat strikes have left a bitter legacy
When aggrieved and angry striking miners turned violently on Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi as he tried to address them three weeks ago, it...

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