The mineworker union’s Joseph Mathunjwa spoke at the ten-year anniversary of the massacre
Meanwhile the union’s registration is once again in jeopardy, this time over the union’s finances and the legitimacy of its leadership
Not a year into buying Lonmin, Sibanye is accused of mistreating the mineworkers who were injured eight years ago during the Marikana massacre. But the platinum giant says it is a miscommunication. Athandiwe Saba and Paul Botes visit Marikana to find out the truth
All positions up for nominations at the union’s national elective congress were uncontested
Labour registrar Lehohonolo Molefe has decided not to continue with the deregistration of the trade union
Amcu mulls widespread industrial action
Amcu head says his union is under attack by capital and other "yellow unions"
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) last held an elective congress in 2013.
Labour registrar Lehlohonolo Molefe on Thursday said Amcu’s failure to hold a congress was in contravention of the unions own constitution
Amcu — which rose to prominence during the labour unrest which led to the Marikana massacre in 2012 — began as a breakaway from the ANC-aligned NUM
Cosatu has echoed AMCU’s views, saying Mantashe has downplayed the deaths of mine workers
Central to the dispute between Amcu and Sibanye are efforts to verify union membership numbers
The gold producer is locked in an ongoing wage dispute with AMCU and is facing ongoing losses at its gold operations
The South African Competition Tribunal approved Sibanye’s acquisition of Lonmin subject to agreed conditions between the two companies
Amcu President Joseph Mathunjwa promised to embark on a secondary strike in the platinum sector, at a yet-to-be-determined date
Ousted branch leaders are taking their battle with the leadership of Amcu to court
‘The entire business [Impala Platinum] is at risk unless drastic action is taken,’ says an analyst
Implats will need to consult with trade unions before going ahead with the plan to cut 13 000 jobs in the next two years
Internal battle over control of members’ retirement savings widens rift
Amcu leader targets key officials amid confusion about its status as a worker-controlled union
The National Union of Mineworkers says the Act must be changed so that mine bosses can be prosecuted
Mine operations stop as rescuers race to find survivors at Sibanye-Stillwater mine
Union employees can legally strike over a wage dispute with the union but dissent is silenced and they fear being fired
The recent outbreak of violence on the platinum belt has the industry fearing a repeat of Marikana
Union leader Joseph Mathunjwa’s opponents say he is a ‘vampire’ and a ‘dangerous capitalist’
With the possibility of a strike looming, union members are afraid to challenge the decision of its leaders who call for a public show of hands.
Mineworkers in Marikana have blasted the Farlam Commission of Inquiry report for its findings against Amcu.
The State Security Agency has been spying on the leader of the already paranoid Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union, Joseph Mathunjwa.
Thuli Madonsela, Julius Malema, Lindiwe Mazibuko, and Joseph Mathunjwa have refuted claims that they are spies.
The security agency is investigating a claim that Julius Malema, Thuli Madonsela, Joseph Mathunjwa and Lindiwe Mazibuko were spying against the state.
Lawyers for the union argued at the Farlam commission that it was a myth perpetuated by Lonmin that union rivalry was the main cause of the slaughter.
Cosatu’s Zwelinzima Vavi has told thousands of striking metalworkers that workers have no reason to celebrate 20 years of freedom.