United Association of South Africa

Type: Organization
Name: United Association of South Africa
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

AMS: ANGLO AMERICAN PLAT LTD - Reviewed condensed consolidated financial results for the 6 months ended 30 June 2014

Reviewed condensed consolidated financial results for the 6 months ended 30 June 2014 ANGLO AMERICAN PLATINUM LIMITED Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa Registration number: 1946/022452/06 Share code: AMS ISIN: ZAE000013181 (Amplats, the Company, ... [Published JSE Securities Exchange - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Daily podcast – July 21, 2014

For Creamer Media in Johannesburg, I'm Motshabi Hoaeane.Making headlines:Striking South African metalworkers lower their wage demands.South Sudan’s ceasefire is under threat as rebels and government troops clash.And, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters asks ... [Published Polity.org.za - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

UPDATE 1-Striking South African metalworkers lower their wage demand - union

union (Updates with quotes and context)JOHANNESBURG, July 20 More than 200,000 metal and engineering workers downed tools at the start of the month demanding wage increases of between 12 to 15 percent and disrupting the supply of auto components and construction ... [Published Reuters - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

UPDATE 3-Ford, Toyota halt some South African output due to strike

* NUMSA strike affects Ford's Pretoria plant* Toyota says to halt some production from Tuesday* NUMSA, employers expected to meet on Monday* Smaller UASA union says likely to accept offer this week (Adds smaller union comment, strike at wine farm)By Wendell ... [Published Reuters - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Bell sets lockout alarm ringing

DISGRUNTLED employees of home-grown heavy machinery manufacturer, Bell Equipment will not be allowed to enter the company’s headquarters in Richards Bay while they strike for wage increases.As advised by the Steel and Engineering Federation of South Africa ... [Published Zululand Observer - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Relief as Amcu fails in court bid for gold strike

IN A RULING preventing the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) from embarking on a wage strike at five major gold mines, Labour Court judge Andre van Niekerk on Monday upheld key aspects of the Labour Relations Act, ruling that they ... [Published BDlive - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

JSE weakens as Naspers disappoints, gold shares fall

The JSE was weaker at midday on Monday, dragged lower by the performance of the gold and industrial sectors.At 12.18pm, the JSE all share was down 0.42% to 51,107.37 points, with the blue-chip top 40 index lowering 0.49%.The industrial index led the losses ... [Published BDlive - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 2 reports

Amcu members meet, likely to end platinum sector strike

THOUSANDS of Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) members began filling the Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg on Monday morning, where they are expected to accept proposals by platinum producers and bring an end to the five-month ... [Published BDlive - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Sobering statistics on jobs

Pheladi SethusaPicture ThinkstockThe most recent statistics released by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), see youth unemployment sitting at a little over 36% – this means millions of people aged between 15 and 34 are jobless.The youth unemployment rate ... [Published Citizen.co.za - Jun 16 2014]

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"Organised labour are in one voice and we believe this can break the strike" Croucamp told Reuters
"If growth is the main concern, governor (Gill Marcus may be unwilling to raise the repo rate unless the strike is resolved soon" Francois Stofberg, an economist at Efficient Group said
"The real complaint by Amcu would appear to be that the application of an unambiguous definition to the undisputed facts creates legal consequence which it does not like" he said, dealing with Amcu’s interpretation of a workplace in the act to mean a mine rather than an entire company as a single workplace
"The biggest constituent of the industrial index, Naspers, is down after releasing some disappointing results this morning. Resources seem to be holding up well — that might be on the back of data from China. The gold index did extremely well last week and I think it’s down today on some profit-taking. On the whole, markets are consolidating after hitting new highs last week. We are in line with other global markets" she said

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Daily podcast – July 21, 2014 [Published Polity.org.za - Jul 21 2014]
AMS: ANGLO AMERICAN PLAT LTD - Reviewed condens... [Published JSE Securities Exchange - Jul 21 2014]
UPDATE 1-Striking South African metalworkers lo... [Published Reuters - Jul 20 2014]
UPDATE 3-Ford, Toyota halt some South African o... [Published Reuters - Jul 14 2014]
Bell sets lockout alarm ringing [Published Zululand Observer - Jul 02 2014]
Relief as Amcu fails in court bid for gold strike [Published BDlive - Jun 24 2014]
JSE weakens as Naspers disappoints, gold shares... [Published BDlive - Jun 23 2014]
Amcu members meet, likely to end platinum secto... [Published BDlive - Jun 23 2014]
Labour Court upholds interim order preventing s... [Published BDlive - Jun 23 2014]
Sobering statistics on jobs [Published Citizen.co.za - Jun 16 2014]
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