The African Mine Workers' Strike was a labour dispute involving mine workers of Witwatersrand in South Africa.It started on 12 August, 1946 and lasted approximately a week. The strike was attacked by police and over the week, at least 1,248 workers were wounded and at least 9 killed.

The strike by some 76,000 black miners in 1946 was one of the most significant examples of industrial action by black workers in South Africa. Following the demise of the ICU in the early 1940s, the mine workers were the first to challenge not only their employers, but the racist policies of the segregationist state of Jan Smuts.

Aug 30, 2013· Gold miners in South Africa have called a strike over their wage demands, to start on Tuesday, mine-owners say. The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has demanded rises of …

Jul 24, 2013· JOHANNESBURG--Several South African mine unions said they're one step away from embarking on a legal strike against gold producers, the National Union of Mineworkers said Wednesday. Gold producers ...

SA gold miners go on strike Jump to media player Some 80,000 gold miners in South Africa have gone on a strike to call for higher pay, but their union has significantly scaled down its demands.

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is a trade union in South Africa.With a membership of 300,000 it is the largest affiliate of the Congress of South African Trade Unions.It was founded in 1982 as a black mine workers union by Cyril Ramaphosa and grew rapidly, winning bargaining recognition from the Chamber of Mines in 1983.: 51 NUM campaigned successfully in the 1980s for the end of the ...

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.

Aug 22, 2018· South Africa's gold mines are the world's deepest and among the most labour intensive, leaving producers struggling to reduce costs. The companies involved in the collective bargaining directly employ about 80 000 workers, according to Minerals Council South Africa, a …

It was at that crucial stage in South Africa's political history that a new trade union movement, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), was founded in 1982 to act as a collective bargaining ...

Dec 05, 2007· South Africa is the world's leading producer of gold and fifth largest producer of coal, according to the Chamber of Mines report. The mines account for 7 percent of South Africa's gross ...

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is a trade union in South Africa.With a membership of 300,000 it is the largest affiliate of the Congress of South African Trade Unions.It was founded in 1982 as a black mine workers union by Cyril Ramaphosa and grew rapidly, winning bargaining recognition from the Chamber of Mines in 1983.: 51

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) calls for the lifting of US embargo against Cuba that has been going on for more than 60 years. The economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba for almost six decades is evil, deplorable, unjust, severe and extended system of unilateral sanctions ever applied against any country.

Jun 29, 2015· South African gold companies tabled Monday a five-year wage increase offer of as much as 13% to the industry's unions, which said the proposed pay rise …

Sep 03, 2013· About 80,000 gold miners in South Africa walked out on strike on Tuesday night, raising fears of renewed violence in the crisis-hit industry …

Aug 21, 2018· Read more: Union Seeks Up to 37% Base-Pay Hike From South Africa Gold Mines. The NUM is demanding 9,450 rand ($657) a month for surface workers, 10,450 rand …

Sep 05, 2013· A strike by tens of thousands of South African gold miners for higher pay has severely affected production in the struggling industry. Producers grouped in the Chamber of Mines …

Jun 25, 2014· 'End of South Africa's platinum mine strike signals end of ANC domination' ... Without the power it used to have on the mines through the NUM, things are certain to change.

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and South Deep gold mine's management have taken hardline, ... A more than five-month strike would be the longest in South Africa's mining history.

Aug 30, 2013· The National Union of Mineworkers, which represents about 64 percent of gold miners in South Africa, will start a strike over pay from Sept. 3, the Chamber of Mines …

Apr 09, 2019· The strike at Sibanye-Stillwater's three critical gold mines is a classic power battle between NUM and Amcu, overlaid on top of another classic power battle between Amcu and the company whose ...

Apr 17, 2019· The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union's strike at Sibanye-Stillwater gold mines, the biggest remaining mines in the country, was meant to …

Sep 03, 2013· Some 80,000 gold miners in South Africa have gone on a strike to call for higher pay, but their union has significantly scaled down its demands. The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is …

SOUTH AFRICA - CHINA . Send to a friend. Workers on strike in a gold mine: Chinese owners are "arrogant, brutal and exploiters" ... (National Union of Mineworkers, Num). The gold mine is owned by ...

Nov 22, 2018· JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's largest gold producer, Sibanye-Stillwater, on Thursday said one of its employees was shot dead in a violent strike that shuttered all three of its mines.

Oct 04, 2015· The fate of the South African mining industry is once again in the hands of striking workers. The country's powerful National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on Sunday announced that coal miners …

Sep 03, 2013· A strike in South Africa's gold mines began on Tuesday with some workers failing to go underground for the evening shift, despite an appeal by President Jacob Zuma for a solution to avert a ...

Nov 19, 2018· The strike is set to start at the mining company's South African gold operations from the evening shift of Wednesday November 21. ... the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM…

May 22, 2019· At Orkney, in South Africa's North West province, gold miners are staging a sit-in strike nearly 3km underground against a wage decision made by the troubled mine…

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