United Association of South Africa

Type: Organization
Name: United Association of South Africa
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]
First reported Jun 06 2014 - Updated Jun 06 2014 - 1 reports

BUSINESS DAY TV: Labour Court application

ELIZE Strydom is the chief negotiator for the Chamber of Mines.BUSINESS DAY TV: There’s a bit of a sense of déjà vu as Amcu (Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union) again rejects the latest platinum sector wage offer. At the same time, the ... [Published BDlive - Jun 06 2014]
First reported Jun 02 2014 - Updated Jun 02 2014 - 1 reports

New labour strike looms in SA metal industry

A new labour strike by 200 000 workers is looming inthe South African metal industry,which could   seriously harm exports and damage itsreputation as a foreign investment destination.This follows three employer organisations having declared adispute with ... [Published TNT News - Jun 02 2014]

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"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
"Historically, the gold industry has always conducted wage negotiations at a centralised level and the process has always been inclusive and fair. Going forward, we will continue to bargain in good faith with the elected representatives of employees" she said
"The decision brings certainty about the binding nature of the 2013 wage agreement, which is in the best interest of employees, the industry and our country" said Elize Strydom, the chamber’s chief negotiator

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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]
BUSINESS DAY TV: Labour Court application [Published BDlive - Jun 06 2014]
New labour strike looms in SA metal industry [Published TNT News - Jun 02 2014]
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