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Marikana: Will we ever learn?

The Marikana massacre on 16 August 2012 was the most lethal use of force by South African security forces against civilians since 1960, and has indeed been compared to Sharpeville massacre in 1960.  

When will we ever learn?

As we commemorate the tragic events of 2012 when 34 miners were shot dead near the koppie in Marikana,

FEDUSA Calls - Impala to Consider New Worker Shareholder Model to Save 13000 Jobs

The Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) and UASA the Union – an affiliate of FEDUSA in the mining industry – have called on Impala Platinum to consider a new worker shareholder model to save 13 000 jobs.

FEDUSA Calls on Minister Nzimande to Intervene in Gautrain Impasse

The Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) has called on Transport Minister Blade Nzimande to urgently intervene in the current wage impasse between the United National Transport Union (UNTU) an affiliate of FEDUSA in the passenger rail sector – and the Bombela Concessionaire or Operating Company (BOC), the management company and operators of the Gauteng Province commuter train commonly known as Gautrain.

Contractors taking over work at Implats shafts unacceptable; will rob workers of jobs prematurely

Impala Platinum’s (Implats) announced restructuring process, including the layoff of 13 000 workers out of a workforce of 40 000 and cutting production with 30% over the next two years, is of dire importance to UASA and its members employed at the mine.

Long Service Award and Maccauvlei Certificates

Chief Corporate Officer Jacques Hugo presented two of our colleagues with long service certificates.

Slight fuel price adjustment welcome, but paraffin price increase a blow to the poor who need heating

The slight increase in the petrol price together with a slight drop in the price of diesel comes as a relief to workers and other South African consumers after the hefty increases over the past few months.

WE SALUTE A STALWART: REST IN PEACE TOM:

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of one of UASA General Secretaries Tom Rich that passed away yesterday at around 23:00 in the Robinson Hospital.

Gold wage negotiations: Round no 2

Franz Stehring reports that the respective mining companies presented their current financial and life of mine profiles in response to organized labours’ demands, where after the Minerals Council of South gave the following feedback:

Low inflationary pressure keeps repo rate unchanged

As expected, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) announced yesterday afternoon that the repo rate would be left unchanged.

In Memoriam: Francois Rossouw

It is with great sadness that we learnt of the passing away of our colleague and union stalwart Francois Rossouw.