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Mine workers stage an underground protest 2019-06-22 [Daily Sun]

Families of mineworkers demand answers over underground strike 2019-06-21 [ANA/IOL]

Numsa stages underground sit-in at Lanxess mine in Rustenburg 2019-06-21 [ANA/The Citizen]

NUMSA Members Stage a Sit In At Mines To Protest Against Sexual Harrasment Of A Worker 2019-06-21 [Polity]

Numsa workers underground for 48 hours in Rustenburg labour dispute 2019-06-21 [TimesLIVE]

More woes for troubled JB Marks Municipality as cloud hangs over chief labour relations officer's appointment 2019-06-20 [News24]

SAMWU members down tools in Naledi municipality 2019-06-13 [South African Tribune]

State to reveal details of Marikana miners’ dockets 2019-06-12 [SABC]

Police accountability demanded for Marikana massacre 2019-06-11 [ANA/IOL]

Samwu welcomes new Cogta minister, wants intervention in Amahlathi 2019-05-30 [The World News]

NUM wins wage war at Orkney mine 2019-05-24 [Mining Review]

Amcu office bearer tells of brutal attack 2019-05-23 [Pretoria News]

NUM miners resurface after 5 days underground 2019-05-23 [JacarandaFM]

69 orkney mineworkers healthy after underground sit-in over wage hike - num 2019-05-23 [Eyewitness News]

South African labor union worries about job cut in Lonmin 2019-05-22 [Ghana News]

69 strikers willing to die underground for a raise 2019-05-22 [Business Report]

Sit-in at Orkney mine continues 2019-05-22 [Eyewitness News]

Miner faints during Orkney sit-in 2019-05-22 [JacarandaFM]

NUM intervenes at Chinese-owned mine 2019-05-21 [Mining Review]

NUM Matlosana Region Press Statement regarding the Mineworkers sit-in underground 2019-05-21 [COSATU]

Company 'provoking' mineworkers: union 2019-05-21 [eNCA]

NUM raises concern as Orkney mine workers continue sit-in 2019-05-21 [OFM]

Samwu welcomes decision to place seven municipalities under administration 2019-05-18 [Eyewitness News]

Sibanye safely returns 1,800 platinum miners to the surface 2019-05-02 [Business Day]

Police attacked, officers' houses torched in protest 2019-02-23 [TimesLIVE]

Ailing Gupta company resumes retrenchments 
 2019-02-16 [The Star]

#LaerskoolSchweizerReneke teacher's victory a lesson in democracy: Solidarity 2019-01-25 [The Star]

Schweizer-Reneke teacher’s case to be heard tomorrow 2019-01-24 [SA Labour News]

NUMSA opens 'police brutality' case with IPID after miner killed, others wounded 2019-01-22 [Eyewitness News]

Sadtu demands answers following suspension of Schweizer-Reneke teacher at centre of racism row 2019-01-18 [News24]

MEC holds off on Schweizer-Reneke school report 2019-01-18 [TimesLIVE]

‘Opportunists’ used the picture to ‘spread hate’, says suspended teacher 2019-01-16 [The Citizen]

Emergency measures in place at Schweizer-Reneke school 2019-01-15 [News24]

The devastating cost of the strikes in the province 2019-01-15 [Daily Maverick]

Schweizer Reneke teacher's suspension unlawful, says union 2019-01-14 [News24]

State says no to prosecution of Hartbeespoort store owner for alleged employee assault 2019-01-09 [News24]

Platinum belt retrenchments could cripple the economy 2019-01-08 [SABC]

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]

This month in labour history

6-06-1988 A general strike was declared by black unions and anti-apartheid groups. Up to 3 million took part in the stoppage, in protest at the 2-year-old state of emergency restrictions on the right to strike. They held out against police shootings. [more]

10-06-1918 African workers rallied in Johannesburg to protest the jailing of all 152 striking municipal workers. who had gone on strike for a shilling a day increase in pay. Radicals attempted to organise a general strike which was called off. [more]