National Union of Mineworkers

 
Greenpeace hits back at unions
Greenpeace hits back at unions
Greenpeace has called on the National Union of Mineworkers and other unions to engage with them on renewable energy strategies, after the union...
Mathunjwa purges rivals in shake-up
Mathunjwa purges rivals in shake-up
Associated Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) president Joseph Mathunjwa has executed another big purge within his union and is intent on...
Eskom wage talks: Unions want meeting with Nene, Gordhan
Eskom wage talks: Unions want meeting with Nene, Gordhan
Having reached a “sensitive stage” in the wage negotiation process, unions representing Eskom workers have asked to meet with Finance Minister...
Flailing Eskom out of options
Flailing Eskom out of options
Eskom’s severe financial constraints, outlined in stark detail in court papers, reveal why it has stuck to its 0% wage offer, a rare move for a...
Eskom to reopen negotiations with trade unions, as it warns of constrained supply
Eskom to reopen negotiations with trade unions, as it warns of constrained supply
Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe has committed to reopening wage talks with trade unions.
Trade unions plan Eskom shutdown on Thursday over wages
Trade unions plan Eskom shutdown on Thursday over wages
Two trade unions will hold a one day shutdown at Eskom on Thursday over 0% salary increases, despite many workers being barred from striking as...
Faction-riven and bleeding, NUM turns on itself
Faction-riven and bleeding, NUM turns on itself
A bitter feud between rival groups in the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) will come to a head at its elective conference next month, when...
'We can't support our families' — Workers at Gupta-owned coal mine down tools
'We can't support our families' — Workers at Gupta-owned coal mine down tools
Mineworkers at the Gupta-owned Optimum Coal Mine in Mpumalanga downed tools on Wednesday over the uncertainty of their jobs and the future of the...
NUM members down tools at Eskom despite the illegal strike putting their jobs at risk
NUM members down tools at Eskom despite the illegal strike putting their jobs at risk
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has convened its regional officials to plan a full-blown strike at Eskom, but its members are in the firing...
Share price not hurt by platinum mine ructions
Share price not hurt by platinum mine ructions
The operations suspended as a result of two murders and subsequent violent clashes between rival unions at Northam Platinum’s Zondereinde mine...
Worker debt is key to wage talks
Worker debt is key to wage talks
The Chamber of Mines and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) may enter a deal that will include tackling the indebtedness of mineworkers,...
New hope for peace in Cosatu?
New hope for peace in Cosatu?
When David Sipunzi left his dusty village of Willowvale in the Eastern Cape 30 years ago to work as a migrant labourer in Welkom in the Free State,...

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