AMCU union officially replaces rival

Aug 14, 2013· But pay negotiations between other companies and unions have proven extremely difficultOn Tuesday several leading unions rejected an offer by the Chamber of Mines to increase wages by 55% Most ....

Employment relations

It frequently happens that framework agreements are formulated at the centre, leading to further negotiations on the issue concerned taking place at company or mine level The labour relations climate in South Africa has changed dramatically in recent years with the emergence of new unions...

The 1987 mineworkers strike

As the NUM made little headway during the formal negotiations, it decided to ballot its members on whether to engage in strike action The ballot of 210 000 mineworkers, taken on August 2, 1987 ....

chamber of mines negotiations

Chamber of Mines hosts coal wage negotiations with , Nov 23, 2017 THE National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) confirmed it had signed a new, three-year agreement with the Chamber of Mines except at Kangra Coal were a strike is due to start on Friday (November 25) after the union issued a 48-hour strike notice yesterday...

South Africa's NUM union signs three

South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has agreed a three-year wage agreement with coal producers, averting a sector-wide strike that could have impacted power supply, the company said ....

United Mine Workers

The United Mine Workers of America (UMW or UMWA) is a North American labor union best known for representing coal miners Today, the Union also represents health care workers, truck drivers, manufacturing workers and public employees in the United States and Canada Although its main focus has always been on workers and their rights, the UMW of today also advocates for better roads, ,...

Coal workers to strike

Coal workers to strike 2011-07-20 20:17 Sapa Johannesburg - Workers in the coal sector will go on strike following failed wage negotiations, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Wednesday "We have deadlocked , a negotiator for the coal mining companies, said the unions had jointly submitted more than 50 demands...

The Coal Mines at Thurber

Many of these new employees were hired to work in the coal-mining sector Hunter sent agents to mining centers throughout the country in order to attract workers to Thurber An additional segment of employees were needed to improve and guard the mineshafts Procuring workers was initially somewhat difficult for the new boss...

South Africa's NUM union signs three

Nov 23, 2017· South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has agreed a three-year wage agreement with coal producers, averting a sector-wide strike ,...

Unions up the ante in talks

Aug 23, 2019· Unions up the ante in talks , The company has also placed a 5% increase for category C workers on the table NUM, which has 1 213 members at Implats, did not participate in wage negotiations at ....

National Union of Mineworkers (South Africa)

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is a trade union in South AfricaWith a membership of 300,000 it is the largest affiliate of the Congress of South African Trade UnionsIt 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 ....

US labor pact increases cost of mining coal

Jan 31, 2007· Some mines in America's eastern and Midwestern coal fields could go out of business under a new labor contract that will likely push up the cost of producing coal, a study said on Wednesday...

30,000 South African coal miners poised to strike

Oct 04, 2015· NUM wants a 14 percent increase in wages for miners and officials plus a 13 to 14 percent rise in pay for the lowest-paid workers, according to the media report Coal ,...

UK miners' strike (1972)

The 1972 UK miners' strike was a major dispute over pay between the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and the Conservative Edward Heath government of the United KingdomMiners' wages had not kept pace with those of other industrial workers since 1960 The strike began on 9 January 1972 and ended on 28 February 1972, when the miners returned to work...

Coal workers dig in, prepare for 'powerful strike'

Jul 21, 2011· He said the coal mining companies had tabled a final offer of an 85% increase for entry-level employees and 7% for other employe Delmas Coal had offered 75% for entry-level workers ,...

SA Mine Wage Negotiations Begin

The 2011 wage negotiations in the gold and coal mining sectors have begun, with the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) demanding a 14% basic wage increase, the Chamber of Mines said on Monday "From our initial analysis, the demand for a new minimum monthly wage constitutes an increase of 25%," Chamber of Mines industrial relations adviser ....