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Amcu deputy president gets the axe

Meanwhile the union’s registration is once again in jeopardy, this time over the union’s finances and the legitimacy of its leadership

Miners speak out against Sibanye

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

Mathunjwa retains Amcu presidency

All positions up for nominations at the union's national elective congress were uncontested

Amcu in the clear as labour registrar decides not to strip it of union status

Labour registrar Lehohonolo Molefe has decided not to continue with the deregistration of the trade union

Kingdom of heaven’ is 47% increase for platinum miners

Amcu mulls widespread industrial action

Amcu to meet labour registrar over cancellation threat

Amcu head says his union is under attack by capital and other "yellow unions"

Amcu failed to hold congress since 2013: labour registrar

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) last held an elective congress in 2013.

Amcu failed to hold congress since 2013: labour registrar

Labour registrar Lehlohonolo Molefe on Thursday said Amcu’s failure to hold a congress was in contravention of the unions own constitution

Amcu, govt showdown looms amidst threat to deregister union

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 slams Mantashe, echoes calls to amend mine health and safety act

Cosatu has echoed AMCU's views, saying Mantashe has downplayed the deaths of mine workers

Fellow unions call out Amcu on strike tactics

Central to the dispute between Amcu and Sibanye are efforts to verify union membership numbers

Sibanye-Stillwater warns of possible job cuts

The gold producer is locked in an ongoing wage dispute with AMCU and is facing ongoing losses at its gold operations

Sibanye-Lonmin deal one step closer, moratorium on job cuts

The South African Competition Tribunal approved Sibanye’s acquisition of Lonmin subject to agreed conditions between the two companies

Amcu firm on Sibanye strike, warns of fresh strike in platinum sector

Amcu President Joseph Mathunjwa promised to embark on a secondary strike in the platinum sector, at a yet-to-be-determined date

Axed branch leaders take on ‘dictatorial’ national leaders

Ousted branch leaders are taking their battle with the leadership of Amcu to court

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