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National Union of Mineworkers ensuring that its members ...

The National Union of Mineworkers was founded in 1982. Its birth was facilitated by comrades Cyril Ramaphosa who rose to be its first General Secretary, James Motlatsi who turned to be its first President, and Elijah Barayi who became its Vice President and later the President of Cosatu in 1985 when the federation was formed.

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What is the role of Unions in the mining industry?

2020-10-24  Key Role of Trade Unions in the South Africa’s mining sector Workers Representation on: Wages and benefits Health and safety issues Harmonious industrial relations: Create a forum for cohesive dialogue with workers as a unit Documentation of workers concerns to management as a collective Protection of mineworker’s interest post employment:

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South Africa’s Mining Industry: The Trade Union

2014-4-28  2 South Africa’s Mining Industry: The Trade Union Perspective Introduction This document provides a summary of a meeting and questions and answers session held at Chatham House on 28 April 2014 that focused on South Africa’s National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and the recent developments in South Africa’s mining industry.

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Unions’ significance in Africa’s mining industry - African ...

2018-9-5  Trade unions in the rest of Africa. It is undeniable that trade unions in the South African mining industry are very vocal and active. The same cannot be said for

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Birth of the African Mine Workers’ Union South African ...

The 1946 mine workers' strike was led by the African Mine Workers Union, whose president was J.B.Marks, he was also a leader in the South African Communist Party. Black workers were introduced to trade unionism by the early struggles of white British workers who had begun to

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Fourth industrial revolution and trade unions in South ...

2021-3-26  The Union of South Africa was formed in 1910, it formally exclude black workers from any political expression and racialized the structure of the labour market. Bhorat et al (2014) realises the impact of the 1911 Mines and Works Act, which reserved skilled mining jobs for whites only, on the current workforce in the mining industry.

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THE DECLINE OF THE MINING INDUSTRY - CORE

2016-6-14  the mining industry has resulted in a decrease in the number of members in the mining unions in South Africa. When talking of the decline in respect of trade unions, such a decline cannot only be in nominal terms; it must also be discussed in real terms. ...

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SA mining industry, government and unions ‘agree to s...

2020-4-8  The mining sector accounts for about 8% of South Africa’s GDP and employs close to 450,000 workers. On average, each miner has eight to 10 dependents, which include extended family networks in ...

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Trade Unions in South Africa Labour Guide

2011-2-4  REGISTERED TRADE UNIONS IN SOUTH AFRICA For 31 May 2017 Information provided by the Department of Labour: For more information please visit labour.gov.za OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR OF LABOUR RELATIONS LABORIA HOUSEs Private Bag x117, Pretoria, 0001 / 215 Schoeman Street, Pretori

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What is the role of Unions in the mining industry?

2020-10-24  Key Role of Trade Unions in the South Africa’s mining sector Workers Representation on: Wages and benefits Health and safety issues Harmonious industrial relations: Create a forum for cohesive dialogue with workers as a unit Documentation of workers concerns to management as a collective Protection of mineworker’s interest post employment:

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Fourth industrial revolution and trade unions in South ...

2021-3-26  The Union of South Africa was formed in 1910, it formally exclude black workers from any political expression and racialized the structure of the labour market. Bhorat et al (2014) realises the impact of the 1911 Mines and Works Act, which reserved skilled mining jobs for whites only, on the current workforce in the mining industry.

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South Africa intends to de-register militant mining union ...

2019-4-24  South Africa's labor registrar said he intended to de-register the militant AMCU trade union for breaking rules on how unions should operate, a move which could reshape the balance of

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Unions in mining sector join forces to fight Sibanye Gold ...

2021-10-1  The country’s four mining trade unions, National Union of Mineworkers, Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union, Solidarity, and United Association of South Africa have joined forces to fight Sibanye Gold management’s steadfast refusal to give in to their wage demands. The unions are jointly demanding an increase of R1 500 a month.

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The fragile peace between South Africa’s labour unions

2021-9-26  The fragile peace between South Africa’s labour unions and the mining industry. First published in the Daily Maverick 168 weekly newspaper. The

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Black Trade Unions and the Wage Gap in South Africa

Black Trade Unions and the Wage Gap in South Africa W. S. SIEBERT Department of Industrial Economics, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK This paper puts forward a model of real wage determination for black workers in South Africa. The model is fitted to data for mining and manufacturing for the post-war period.

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Conflict of Interest, Inc: Mining unions' leaders

2013-4-24  South Africa Conflict of Interest, Inc: Mining unions’ leaders were representing their members while in corporations’ pay By Greg Marinovich • 24 April 2013

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List of trade unions in South Africa and their major role

2019-9-19  Roles and responsibilities of trade unions in South Africa. As it is, trade unions in South Africa are the strongest and most stable compared to other African countries. With over 100 registered trade unions, it is not surprising that over 3.2 million workers who make 26% per cent of the formal workforce belong to one trade union or another.

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Trade Unions in South Africa Labour Guide

2011-2-4  REGISTERED TRADE UNIONS IN SOUTH AFRICA For 31 May 2017 Information provided by the Department of Labour: For more information please visit labour.gov.za OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR OF LABOUR RELATIONS LABORIA HOUSEs Private Bag x117, Pretoria, 0001 / 215 Schoeman Street, Pretori

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Violence adds to uncertainty for South African

2021-8-16  But South Africa’s share of the global mining exploration expenditure dropped a staggering 20.5 per cent in 2020 to rank only sixth in Africa and represent less than one per cent of the global exploration spend – its lowest place in decades and a

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SA's largest mining unions join to dispute Sibanye ...

2021-9-30  SOUTH Africa’s largest mining unions will on Friday hold a press conference to discuss a decision to combine their forces in opposition to Sibanye-Stillwater following a pay dispute they announced jointly on September 29, said Bloomberg News.. The

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South Africa intends to de-register militant mining union ...

2019-4-24  South Africa's labor registrar said he intended to de-register the militant AMCU trade union for breaking rules on how unions should operate, a move which could reshape the balance of

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Unions in mining sector join forces to fight Sibanye Gold ...

2021-10-1  The country’s four mining trade unions, National Union of Mineworkers, Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union, Solidarity, and United Association of South Africa have joined forces to fight Sibanye Gold management’s steadfast refusal to give in to their wage demands. The unions are jointly demanding an increase of R1 500 a month.

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The fragile peace between South Africa’s labour unions

2021-9-26  The fragile peace between South Africa’s labour unions and the mining industry. First published in the Daily Maverick 168 weekly newspaper. The

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Black Trade Unions and the Wage Gap in South Africa

Black Trade Unions and the Wage Gap in South Africa W. S. SIEBERT Department of Industrial Economics, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK This paper puts forward a model of real wage determination for black workers in South Africa. The model is fitted to data for mining and manufacturing for the post-war period.

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Full List: The Top Trade Unions in South Africa

2019-10-2  These unions have played an important role in shaping the political destiny of South Africa in addition to fighting for the rights of workers in the country. The trade unions have remained an important force with a membership of over 3.1 million representing a 25% of the formal work force in the country.

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Contact List of Registered Unions in South Africa – Keep ...

2017-2-7  The South Africa Private Security Workers’ Union (SAPSWU) General Secretary. Tel: (011) 953 6829 / 079 530 2331 / 083 639 8325 / 079 530 2331 Fax: (011) 953 6906 / 086 660 3932. e-mail: [email protected] Postal address: P.O. Box 840, Krugersdorp, 1740

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Conflict of Interest, Inc: Mining unions' leaders were...

2013-4-24  South Africa Conflict of Interest, Inc: Mining unions’ leaders were representing their members while in corporations’ pay By Greg Marinovich • 24 April 2013

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South Africa - Labor Unions - GlobalSecurity.org

South Africa - Labor Unions Even before apartheid restrictions were imposed during the 1950s, government policies, rather than market principles, determined many aspects of

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Violence adds to uncertainty for South African mining ...

2021-8-16  But South Africa’s share of the global mining exploration expenditure dropped a staggering 20.5 per cent in 2020 to rank only sixth in Africa and represent less than one per cent of the global exploration spend – its lowest place in decades and a

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