The NUM said it was outraged, following reports that construction giant Wilson Bailey Homes and Ovcon (WBHO) had planned a series of retrenchments.
The National Union of Mine Workers Youth Structure (NUM-YS) said it was convinced the torching of Tebogo Litelu’s house had been politically motivated.
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) will embark on industrial action, after negotiations between it and the Chamber of Mines broke down this week.
The National Union of Mineworkers has issued a notice of a strike in the coal sector after negotiations with the Chamber of Mines collapsed.
Miners at precious metals producer Sibanye-Stillwater are facing a bleak Christmas after the mine announced that it would be retrenching staff.
NUM has vigorously denied allegations of murder leveled against it from rival trade union Amcu.
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said its members at PPC Cement Slurry were completely justified in their decision to embark on industrial action this week.
NUM announced that an agreement had been reached between the unions and the company’s mining operations in Beeshoek, Blackrock and Khumani in the Northern Cape.
NUM has denounced proposals of expected retrenchments in the mining sector and called on government to intensify efforts to prevent job losses.
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is up in arms, following reports that Anglogold Ashanti was expected to shed in the region of 8500 workers.