PSA adds voice to concerns over use of PIC funds to bail out SAA

Sep 22 2017 11:52

The Public Servants Association has become the latest union to express concern over the possibility that the government could use workers' pension funds to bail out South African Airways.


Two victories for Midrand workers after 23 years

Sep 20 2017 07:30

The municipal workers who were sacked after a strike in 1994 against claimed graft, and some of whom who may have been cheated out of their pension, have finally won two victories.


Numsa threatens to strike at SAA Technical

Aug 17 2017 16:01

The National Union of Metalworkers condemns what it calls attempts by SAA Technical to intimidate and frustrate the union.


The spectre of Marikana still looms large

Aug 16 2017 05:00

Five years after the bloody Marikana massacre, calls for justice for not just the victims' families but for mining communities generally will only grow louder, says Terry Bell.


Mathunjwa slams mines, Zwane over 'jobs bloodbath'

Aug 10 2017 15:12

AMCU President Joseph Mathunjwa has slammed mining companies and the Department of Mineral Resources over the current jobs bloodbath in the sector.


Call for corruption probe 23 years after 280 Midrand workers axed

Aug 07 2017 10:59

A "scathing" memorandum recommends an investigation into “the probable misappropriation” of pension fund money owing to 280 Midrand municipality workers who were fired 23 years ago.


Sibanye Gold job losses could total 10 200 - union

Aug 06 2017 15:58

Trade union Solidarity has joined the chorus of those expressing shock and disappointed at the jobs bloodbath expected in the mining industry.


NUM lashes out at jobs 'blackmail' of mining firms

Aug 03 2017 20:12

The National Union of Mineworkers is deeply worried about the possible retrenchments of thousands of workers at Sibanye Gold's operations in South Africa.


SAA faces pay protests as it officially runs out of cash

Aug 03 2017 10:42

Unions plan to march to SAA over a request for pay increases just as the entity revealed it has run out of cash, meaning they may not even get their basic salary.


NUM to march against AngloGold’s retrenchment plans

Jul 31 2017 09:04

The National Union of Mineworkers will embark on a protest march against AngloGold Ashanti, after the miner announced it will retrench 8 500 workers at two of its operations.

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NUM urges Zwane to withdraw moratorium notice

Jul 26 2017 15:41

Union NUM has joined criticism levelled against Mines Minister Mosebenzi Zwane’s proposal to place a moratorium on mining deals, rights and prospecting licences.


Breakthrough for Midrand workers - report

Jul 18 2017 16:43

A draft “integrity report” drawn up by a Johannesburg City Council official has found that 280 Midrand workers sacked more than 22 years ago “seem to have a valid claim” about details of their dismissal.

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