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COSATU vows to reclaim its status as a vigorous campaigner and to serve workers in the province 2022-07-27 [COSATU]

Climate of fear grips Amcu ‘rebels' 2017-10-06 [Mail & Guardian]

COSATU PEC statement – December 2020 2020-12-10 [COSATU]

Lonmin says sexual harassment of women “common and pervasive” 2017-11-07 [miningmx.com]

NUM members allegedly being ‘held hostage' at Rustenburg mine 2020-02-14 [Mining Weekly]

Sibanye Platinum's favourable wage agreement creates certainty – Solidarity  2017-10-19 [Mining Weekly]

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

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

YCLSA and NEHAWU calls for MEC Matsemela to speedily attend to ‘racism' at DoE 2021-08-09 [Central News]

Our people are being killed apartheid-era style – AMCU 2017-09-24 [The Citizen/ANA]

No arrests for Marikana murders – police 2017-10-21 [The Citizen/ANA]

Public servants demand to see the back of ‘corrupt' Supra 2018-03-22 [ANA/The Citizen]

Numsa underground strike at Lanxess in Rustenburg is ‘illegal' 2019-06-24 [ANA/The Citizen]

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

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

‘The public deserves to know': Calls for Marikana massacre to be revisited 2018-02-13 [City Press]

Striking Lanxess mine workers to return to work on monday – NUMSA 2019-06-28 [Eyewitness News]

‘Miners shot while hiding or fleeing' 2018-02-17 [Mail & Guardian]

Numsa to march against ‘sexual harassment' at bus company 2022-02-24 [Sunday World]

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

Marikana: Survivors of the massacre are still hounded and assassinated amid rumoured ‘hit list' 2017-10-20 [Daily Maverick]

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

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

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

Five missing after ‘mud rush' incident at Implats' Rustenburg mine 2021-11-29 [Daily Maverick]

Missing workers: Two miners rescued at Implats following ‘mud rush', bodies of three others recovered 2021-11-30 [Daily Maverick]

NUM: Members ‘to defend themselves' following Marikana miner's death 2019-11-02 [JacarandaFM]

Glencore to restructure SA ferrochrome following “material losses” at Rustenburg smelter 2020-01-18 [MiningMX ]

NUMSA gives Minister Mbalula 14 days to ‘fix' bus company 2022-03-07 [The Bulrushes]

Union hostage drama blasted as ‘fake news' by NUMSA 2020-02-14 [ANA/The South African]

Focus more on safety than profits‚ union tells mine bosses after miner killed in rockfall 2017-09-28 [TimesLive]

Marikana's killing fields 2017-10-02 [The Star]

COSATU denounces and condemns Bafokeng Magistrate Court's decision to withdraw charges against CEO of Impala platinum mines 2020-08-20 [COSATU]

NUM secures date for arbitration on Sibanye-Stillwater's Kroondal 2017-10-09 [miningmx.com]

Marikana's new killing fields 2017-10-08 [News 24]

Rockfall kills two miners at Impala Platinum's Rustenburg mine 2017-09-19 [News24]

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

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

Marikana leaders' trial resumes in the North West High Court 2018-02-13 [The Citizen]

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

COSATU slams NPA decision to drop criminal charges against Impala's Mark Munroe 2020-08-20 [Eyewitness News]

Cyril's atonement for Marikana: Compensation is nearly ready 2018-02-21 [Mail & Guardian]

Sibanye's cost-cutting keeps shafts working 2017-10-17 [BusinessLive]

Labour Court backs Sun City's axing of workers over illegal Gupta-related strike 2017-10-28 [BusinessLive]

Union marches against Mbalula's plans for bus service 2019-08-20 [GroundUp]

O'Sullivan is ready to investigate Amcu miners' assassinations 2017-10-24 [Business Report]

Implats' Rustenburg stoppage resolved with only one blast shift lost 2021-07-18 [Mining Weekly]

NUM lambasts CAPM's plans to retrench up to 200 Orkney miners 2021-08-14 [Mining Weekly]

Numsa heads to court to fight interdict preventing strike at Implats' Rustenburg mines 2022-06-22 [Mining Weekly]

Amcu hires O'Sullivan to investigate platinum belt killing spree 2017-10-20 [Moneyweb]

This month in labour history

This month in labour history

12-08-1946 76,000 miners respond to AMWU's call for strike action. After a week, the police intervened, pushing miners back into the pits: 12 dead, 1,200 injured, 50 leaders arrested. [more]

13-08-1946 Police open fire on and kill several black miners on a march to Johannesburg during a strike for pay parity. [more]

16-08-2012 South African police fire upon and kill 34 miners at Marikana. [more]

26-08-2009 In Pretoria, 3,000 soldiers striking for a 30% pay rise clash with police, who disperse their protest with tear gas and rubber bullets. [more]