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Miners trapped underground at Impala Platinum in South Africa

19 May, 2016IndustriALL Global Union is deeply concerned to learn that two workers are missing after a mine collapse in Rustenburg, South Africa.

Mining community activist murdered on South Africa’s Wild Coast

30 March, 2016IndustriALL is outraged by the murder of Sikhosiphi “Bazooka” Rhadebe, a community activist fighting the development of the Xolobeni mine.

Glencore unions build strength in Cape Town

11 February, 2016Trade unionists from Glencore operations around the world made their voices heard in Cape Town on 10 February under the slogan “Glencore – we demand justice now”.

FEATURE: A turnaround for South Africa’s textile industry?

4 December, 2015Historically one of the biggest garment producers on the African continent, South Africa has experienced falling production over the last 15 years. But 2015 has seen new energy injected in the textile industry where new jobs have been created.

Numsa strikes on steel

27 October, 2015On 14 October, thousands of Numsa members as well as workers from other sectors and community members marched together in Johannesburg against corruption and in support of jobs.

Wage deal reached in South African coal sector

16 October, 2015A ten day strike in the South African coal sector has ended after employers and the National Union of Mineworkers reached an agreement on a two year wage deal.

Female mine workers – colleagues not sex objects

13 August, 2015Women working in South African mines are subject to sexual harassment and abuse from male colleagues, says Phumeza Mgengo from IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM).

Labour related Master programmes open in Brazil and South Africa

12 August, 2015The Global Labour University (GLU) invites trade unionists and labour activists to apply to its Masters in "Labour and Development" at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa and "Social Economy and Labour" at the University of Campinas, Brazil.

NUM fighting back on retrenchments at Kumba Iron Ore

23 July, 2015The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has succeeded in getting Kumba Iron Ore to retract offers made individually to workers.

Towards a South African National Minimum Wage

15 July, 2015This booklet is an accessible educational resource for trade unions on the important subject of a National Minimum Wage in South Africa and is a publication of the International Labour Office (ILO)