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Top news - Mpumalanga

Miners survive on charity while battle for Koornfontein mine drags on 2019-12-13 [Moneyweb]

NEHAWU members down tools at hospital 2019-11-29 [SABC]

Ramaphosa retrenches workers on his farm 2019-11-27 [Sowetan]

Municipality pays R18m in salaries twice – but workers refuse to give it back 2019-11-26 [City Press]

Workers protest over safety after man shot dead at Witbank hospital 2019-11-20 [Eyewitness News]

NEHAWU threatens to make province ungovernable if grievances not dealt with 2019-11-20 [Eyewitness News]

It's pure criminality - Satawu blasts torching of nine trucks in two days 2019-11-07 [The Star]

Num to hold protest march to Glencore offices 2019-10-31 [Moneyweb]

COSATU Mpumalanga to lead protest actions in support of Swaziland public sectors unions 2019-09-25 [COSATU]

Family losing hope of finding body of informal gold miner 2019-09-23 [GroundUp]

Completion of Rob Ferreira Hospital laundry is set again 2019-08-20 [Lowvelder]

Rob Ferreira Hospital workers vow to continue protesting if MEC Sasekani Manzini does not step in 2019-08-09 [Lowvelder]

Banana farmer claims R318m for alleged damage done by protesters 2019-07-25 [City Press]

R317 million lawsuit over damages during protest action at Umbhaba 2019-07-22 [Corridor Gazette]

SATAWU to march on office of provincial premier 2019-07-18 [Polity]

Banana producer claims R318m from police and Fawu for destructive protest action 2019-07-15 [Netwerk24]

Residents shut down mine 2019-07-12 [Sowetan]

Nkomati nickel mine closure could cost thousands their jobs 2019-07-10 [The Citizen]

Nature reserves now open after week-long strike ends 2019-07-05 [Lowvelder]

Tourism and Parks Agency labour dispute resolved 2019-07-03 [Lowvelder]

Hospital robbery: 'The only security guard with a gun ran for cover' 2019-06-21 [TimesLIVE]

Turned away from Witbank Hospital 2019-06-18 [Witbank News]

COSATU to support SASBO national youth celebration 2019-06-14 [Shopstewardonline]

Witbank Spurs ordered to pay up 2019-06-02 [Kick Off]

SADTU Congratulates MPLs 2019-05-31 [Polity]

Security firm fires staff at Eskom plant following protests 2019-05-27 [The Citizen]

Safpu intervene as Witbank Spurs players allegedly go months without pay 2019-04-12 [Goal.com]

Miners in Coal Belt abandoned 2019-04-09 [eNCA]

Security officers attacked at Gupta-owned mine 2019-02-25 [TimesLIVE]

Struggling teachers demand fair salaries 2019-02-20 [The Citizen]

Pay workers at Gupta’s Gloria mine or else province will be rendered ungovernable, Cosatu warns 2019-02-16 [Sowetan]

Gloria coal mine workers not paid for 4 months 2019-02-11 [ANA/Business Report]

Cosatu demands 'concrete' proposals on safer mines after Gloria mine tragedy 2019-02-08 [ANA/IOL]

Lily mine could start recruiting new employees in March 2019-02-07 [Mining Weekly]

Numsa and York strike an agreement 2019-01-21 [The Lowvelder]

NUM challenges government to save jobs at Optimum mine - even if that means buying it 2019-01-16 [Fin24]

NUM calls on government to take over mining operations 2019-01-11 [PowerFM]

NUM bemoans nonpayment of salaries to Optimum, Koornfontein employees 2019-01-08 [Engineering News]

Workers affiliated to NUM down tools at Mafube coal mine 2018-12-11 [SABC]

NUM: 'optimum coal workers will not return to work until salaries paid' 2018-11-28 [Eyewitness News]

Coal dumped on road as Optimum miners demand pay 2018-11-27 [TimesLIVE]

SADTU wants teacher who received salary despite dismissal reinstated 2018-11-22 [Eyewitness News]

NEHAWU statement on the violence that erupted at University 2018-11-15 [COSATU]

5 arrested after protests at the University turn violent 2018-11-14 [Daily Sun]

University Students Question NEHAWU Strike Timing 2018-11-10 [Daily Vox]

Cosatu leads march to Fetakgomo Tubatse Local Municipality over the VBS Bank deposits 2018-11-09 [Steelburger News]

'Reckless' Greenpeace wants SA to sit in the dark: NUM 2018-11-06 [TimesLIVE]

Striking Workers Block Access to Gold Fields South Africa Mine 2018-11-04 [Bloomberg]

Main gate to Rob Ferreira Hospital reopens following protest action 2018-11-02 [The Lowvelder]

Municipality workers hand over a memorandum to the mayor 2018-11-01 [Witbank News]

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]