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How Thatcher broke the miners strike but at what cost ,

The final mine, Kellingley in North Yorkshire, closed for good in 2015 The once mighty NUM is now reduced to just 100 active members Was it a good thing that the miners lost? From an economic and ecological point of view, the answer is y The days of British workers digging lumps of coal out of the ground to burn in power stations were ....

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Judge issues restraining order against UMWA in strike on ,

Apr 01, 2021 0183 32 The workers are asking for new contract negotiations with better benefits Things got heated at the ongoing strike Union officials say some workers turned to violence...

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30,000 South African coal miners poised to strike

Oct 04, 2015 0183 32 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 companies are offering about ....

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NUM warns of wage disputes

Jul 11, 2008 0183 32 Under South African law, the arbitrator brokers negotiations to help speed a settlement, but if the two sides cannot agree the union can legally move to strike At Exxaro, the NUM has declared a dispute after the company refused to increase the minimum wage to R4 000, as well as to an increase of 17 for some workers, and 15 for others...

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NUM goes on strike at Exxaro The Citizen

Sep 14, 2017 0183 32 NUM goes on strike at Exxaro ANA The wage dispute between NUM and Exxaro dates back to April and has even gone through conciliation by CCMA where the parties failed to reach an agreement...

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Gold Fields clinches three

Jun 11, 2021 0183 32 Gold Fields South Deep gold mine has struck a three-year wage agreement with the National Union of Mineworkers NUM and the United Association of South Africa UASA , in a deal that took place outside normal collective wage bargaining The deal will see workers salaries in different categories increase by 6 to 8 over the period to February ....

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Mining house uses negotiations as precursor to retrenchments

Nov 11, 2021 0183 32 Solidarity, together with the other mining unions NUM, Amcu and UASA negotiating as an alliance, brought their final wage increase demands in line with the three-year wage agreement concluded with Harmony Gold The demand is for an increase of 6 for miners, artisans and officials, and an increase of R1 000 for Category 4 to 8 employe...

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Collective bargaining system under threat

The NUM and COSATU are fully behind all the legitimate demands of the mineworkers for better pay and improved working conditions The NUM leadership have already engaged with the Chamber of Mines and demanded that the negotiations on wages and conditions of employment be reopened or that the existing agreement, lapsing in 2013, is brought forward...

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South African union threatens strike at coal and diamond mines

Oct 02, 2020 0183 32 NUM has also reached a deadlock in its wage negotiations with unlisted Seriti Coal Mine and has declared a dispute with the CCMA for mediation, a move that is one step short of a strike South Africa s labour laws allow for wage disputes to be referred to ,...

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NUM plans to strike at De Beers, Exxaro and Petra Diamonds

Oct 02, 2020 0183 32 At leading diamond producer owned by Anglo American, De Beers, the NUM wants an 8 raise for all its employees, but the company is only offering 15 The union is also demanding a R30 000 three-year payment as part of an employee stock ownership plan, which it says must be paid in December...

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South Africa Coalminers give notice to strike IndustriALL

Nov 15, 2017 0183 32 Coalminers in South Africa belonging to IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, the National Union of Mineworkers NUM , will give notice to strike on 16 November after wage negotiations with the Chamber of Mines have reached a deadlock Miners were demanding a one off payment of US 77 Further, they wanted an eight per cent increase in 2018, and nine ,...

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NUM, mines gird themselves for wage wars

Jul 04, 2011 0183 32 Negotiations on salary increases in the coal sector take place on Thursday Coal companies have offered a 45 wage increase for the lowest category of employee, and 42 for all other employe...

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NUM goes on strike at Exxaro in in Limpopo and Mpumalanga

Sep 15, 2017 0183 32 After last week s deadlock in negotiations, the NUM served Exxaro with a 48-hour strike notice that became active from Tuesday The union demands a wage increase of 10 , service increment of 05 ....

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Don t let coal mining go extinct, fossil fuel dinosaur ,

Oct 26, 2021 0183 32 Minerals and energy minister Gwede Mantashe has urged mining union the National Union of Mineworkers NUM to discuss ways to save coal mining from extinction Addressing the first day of a two ....

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South African union threatens strike at coal and diamond mines

Oct 02, 2020 0183 32 NUM has also reached a deadlock in its wage negotiations with unlisted Seriti Coal Mine and has declared a dispute with the CCMA for mediation, a ,...

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Num coal deal a great achievement

Aug 02, 2011 0183 32 THE coal sector strike, which lasted about two weeks, ended yesterday when the unions signed a deal with the Chamber of Mines of South Africa The National Union of Mineworkers NUM , United ....

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South African coal miners strike over wages News DW ,

The NUM is seeking a 14 percent increase for its miners and officials, alongside a 13 percent to 14 percent increase for the industry s lowest paid workers, amounting to R1000 73, 64 euros...

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Labor unrest threatens to disrupt commodities boom S P ,

Aug 30, 2021 0183 32 Negotiations between the mining company and the union, United Mine Workers of America, have stretched on for nearly five months The strike caused second-quarter production declines at a time when global demand for metallurgical coal soared, supply stayed tight and prices for the commodity recovered, Warrior Met Coal CEO Walter Scheller ....

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Coal strike over as NUM agrees wage deal

Oct 13, 2015 0183 32 Lowest paid workers would also receive a R100/month increase in living-out allowance in the first year The agreement between the NUM and Pan African follows a three-year agreement signed on October 2 between the union and AngloGold Ashanti and Harmony as well as Solidarity and UASA, minority unions...

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Unions declare coal wage dispute as chamber ups offer to 7

Aug 13, 2013 0183 32 Trade unions Solidarity, Uasa and the National Union of Mineworkers NUM have declared a dispute after talks deadlocked during the fourth and final round of coal industry wage negotiations at the Chamber of Mines CoM This was despite the chamber on Monday increasing its wage offer for skilled employees by 05 to 7 , which included a 7 increase ,...

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South African mineworkers malaise

The NUM must identify its own shortcomings and ask whether a new system of wage negotiations is needed, whether mining royalties benefit communities and how unions, companies and government can collaborate to improve the living conditions of mine workers The uprising across the mining sector shows that workers simply do not believe that the ....

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Outcry over 24 mining wage increase

Oct 04, 2021 0183 32 04 Oct 2021 at 04 55hrs Views MINE workers unions have complained about the recent 24 wage increase awarded to the sector saying it is insignificant and has been eroded by inflation The ....

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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 ,...

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South African miners continue ,

Strike ends at CoAL s mine in South Africa Reuters 2 November 2012 JOHANNESBURG - Striking workers at junior coal miner Coal of Africa s Mooiplaats colliery in South Africa have returned to work after the company agreed to increase their wages by 26 percent, the coal producer said on Friday...

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News Reports Speeches National Union of Mineworkers

Dec 09, 2021 0183 32 Post NUM extended NEC media statement NUM Admin posted on 12/7/2021 9 29 00 AM The National Union of Mineworkers NUM convened its Extended National Executive Committee NEC meeting at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel in Cape Town from 1 to 3 December 2021 This Extended NEC meeting for 2021 had numerous challenges to mull over ,...

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Coal workers dig in, prepare for powerful strike

Jul 21, 2011 0183 32 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 and 6 for ....

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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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NUM calls for 15 wage increase for workers in gold sector ,

May 20, 2021 0183 32 The National Union of Mineworkers NUM has put forward a 15 wage demand for its workers in the gold sector, warning that arrogance by the employers will be met with militancy The increases put forward are for a three ,...

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SA Mine Wage Negotiations Begin

May 23, 2011 0183 32 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 ....

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Union concerned over rising fatalities in South Africa ,

Dec 02, 2021 0183 32 JOHANNESBURG, Dec 2 Xinhua -- As the number of deaths in the mining sector surpassed 60 in 2021, National Union of Mineworkers NUM National Secretary for Health and Safety Sipho Mungwe expressed concern over the safety of the miners In the gold and coal industries, Mungwe said the fatalities are alarming after four mineworkers died in ....

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