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Fellow unions call out Amcu on strike tactics
Fellow unions call out Amcu on strike tactics
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) is at loggerheads with other trade unions about its protracted wage strike at gold...
Coal workers end strike after settling wage deal
Coal workers end strike after settling wage deal
The strike in the coal industry ended on Monday after agreement on wage increases ranging from 8%, depending on job category, the Chamber of Mines...
Acid mine drainage reaches Cradle of Humankind
Acid mine drainage reaches Cradle of Humankind
Decisive action has become imperative as acidic mine water has reached the Cradle of Humankind from the West Rand, the United Association of South...
Mine deaths: Union points finger at illegal miners
Mine deaths: Union points finger at illegal miners
Illegal miners may have ambushed a proto team working underground at Harmony's Phakisa mine, leading to their deaths and injuries, trade union Uasa...
Union: 'Matric is simply not enough'
Union: 'Matric is simply not enough'
Matrics will need to obtain further skills in order to find viable employment, trade union UASA said on Sunday.
Prepare for a month of load-shedding
Prepare for a month of load-shedding
South Africans can expect current load-shedding by Eskom to continue, if not worsen, for at least the next four weeks. The state-owned electricity...
Travel agent 'blindsided' by Nationwide closure
Travel agent 'blindsided' by Nationwide closure
Travel agent Flight Centre said it was "blindsided" by the sudden closure of Nationwide Airlines and had gone into a crisis meeting to decide how...
Nationwide employees face financial woes
Nationwide employees face financial woes
Employees of Nationwide have been left financially stranded because of technical issues surrounding the liquidation of the airline, the United...
Report says SA salaries to rise by 12%
Report says SA salaries to rise by 12%
Salaries should increase on average by about 11,8% in 2008, an employment report released on Thursday shows.
NUM closes double-digit wage deal with Lonmin
NUM closes double-digit wage deal with Lonmin
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Wednesday that it had struck a double-digit wage deal with platinum miner Lonmin.
Unions, Chamber of Mines sign coal deal
Unions, Chamber of Mines sign coal deal
The Chamber of Mines signed an agreement on Thursday with three unions over wages in the coal-mining sector.

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