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Taxi torched in spat between Amcu, taxi associations in Marikana 2018-11-23 [ANA/IOL]

Samwu NW: 'Ratlou does not have to fire workers' 2018-11-03 [OFM]

Workers stranded at Gupta mine 2018-10-26 [Business Day]

Lonmin construction workers want Amcu leader to help them 2018-10-23 [ANA/The Citizen]

Shiva Uranium workers left in a lurch, threaten to sue 2018-10-18 [Business Day]

Bushveld Minerals, AMCU resolve industrial action 2018-09-26 [Mining Weekly]

School fatal stabbing sparks all-too-familiar fears for KZN teachers 2018-09-19 [The Star]

Unprotected strike halts production at Vametco vanadium mine 2018-09-11 [Mining Weekly]

Former Marikana miners ‘struggling to make ends meet’ 2018-09-05 [SABC]

Job cuts kill towns 2018-08-28 [Fin24]

NUM miners threaten shutdown 2018-08-23 [SABC]

NUM threatens to strike indefinitely at Matlosana 2018-08-20 [OFM]

Miners still calling shacks home 2018-08-19 [The Independent]

Mathunjwa warns Impala Platinum against job cuts 2018-08-17 [The Town Press]

Call to recognise Lonmin workers’ plight on anniversary of Marikana massacre 2018-08-17 [Eyewitness News]

Marikana: we must never forget the workers who were massacred 2018-08-16 [SAFTU]

Police were not provoked when they shot Marikana victims: ISS 2018-08-16 [The Citizen]

Retrenchments in mines around Sun City threaten business 2018-08-15 [TimesLive]

Attitudes harden over Implats job loss threat 2018-08-13 [Mail & Guardian]

Unemployed people threaten to shut down Brits mines if they don't get jobs 2018-08-09 [ANA/IOL]

Amcu warns Implats: Gloves will be off should job cut talks fail 2018-08-08 [Fin24]

Amcu threatens strike over planned retrenchment of 13,400 Implats workers 2018-08-08 [Daily Maverick]

Cosatu, NUM resolve to fight Implats retrenchments 2018-08-07 [Mail & Guardian]

Implats to cut 13 000 jobs 2018-08-03 [Fin24]

Marikana survivors deny there's R100m settlement offer 2018-07-25 [The Star]

Marikana families offered R100m — six years after the massacre 2018-07-20 [Business Day]

'Treat all kings the Same' - Cosatu 2018-07-18 [SowetanLive]

Cracks widen between Cosatu and ANC 2018-07-16 [ANA/The Citizen]

Private security company opens fire on protesters, injuring eight in Marikana 2018-06-27 [News24]

Former provincial top cop and others back in court for 2012 Marikana Lonmin strike incidents 2018-06-19 [ANA/The Citizen]

Marikana mineworkers in court for 2012 Lonmin strike murders 2018-06-19 [ANA/The Citizen]

Negotiations under way in province to restore health services 2018-06-01 [News24]

Found not guilty by court, Marikana activist warns of cops pursuing ‘political agendas’ 2018-05-23 [Daily Maverick]

Nehawu issues ultimatum for North West public servants strike 2018-05-19 [The Citizen]

Nehawu extends ultimatum to govt by 2 weeks to tackle NW problems 2018-05-18 [Eyewitness News]

Nehawu gives task team 24 hours to respond to demands 2018-05-18 [News24]

Mineworker falls to his death at Harmony Gold mine 2018-05-18 [ANA/The Citizen]

Union wants Ramaphosa to prevent 'new lows' 2018-05-10 [The Times]

Allow those who are sick to receive medical attention, provincial health dept begs protesters 2018-05-10 [News24]

Hospersa calls on members to return to work 2018-05-10 [ANA/The Citizen]

North West strike: Nehawu to announce way forward 2018-05-08 [The Independent]

Nehawu assesses 2-month-long strike 2018-05-08 [ANA/The Citizen]

Fatal strike: ‘Innocent people being denied healthcare’ 2018-05-08 [City Press]

Unpaid Thari bus drivers call on government to intervene in matter 2018-05-03 [Eyewitness News]

Protesters chase doctors, nurses out of hospital 2018-05-03 [News24]

Sibanye-Stillwater vows to start on a clean slate at Marikana 2018-05-03 [Fin24]

NEHAWU says go slow continues until grievances resolved 2018-05-01 [Eyewitness News]

We welcome placement of NWest DoH under administration 2018-04-28 [NEHAWU]

More shops looted and hospital invaded as violence spreads 2018-04-26 [News24]

Doctors plead for help as strike cripples North West health services 2018-04-25 [City Press]

This month in labour history

4-12-2007 The first ever nation-wide miner's strike. A one-day stoppage by the National Union of Mineworkers over working conditions and safety. [more]

19-12-1995 Two hour stoppage by the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) against privatisation. [more]