Unions

Solidarity trade union’s campaign tackles SA steel crisis

Submitted by Rolina Vorster on Tue, 06/05/2018 - 12:49

Trade union Solidarity today launched a comprehensive campaign to counter US steel tariffs. Solidarity also announced that 7 500 jobs in South Africa could be affected by it. Local manufacturers affected by the new tariffs include ArcelorMittal, South 32, Hulamin, Duferco, Cisco and Columbus Stainless.

NUM, deeply worried after JIC Mining Services was served with a letter to suspend its services

Submitted by Rolina Vorster on Wed, 05/30/2018 - 11:05

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is deeply worried after the Business Rescue Practitioners at Optimum Coal Mine served JIC Mining Services with a letter to suspend its services until further notice. This decision by the Business Rescue Practitioners will affect 480 employees employed by JIC Mining Services.