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South African Gold Miners Go On Strike For Slave Wages

2013-9-5  Over 80,000 South African gold miners launched a strike Tuesday against what union officials c all “slave wages” and employer “arrogance,” bringing one of the country’s key industries to

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The Rand Revolt strikers’ stronghold at Fordsburg Square

2011-3-16  A general strike was organized by white trade unions in Johannesburg, South Africa, in 1922. This was in response to intensified exploitation of the miners and a decision by gold-mining industry leaders to replace many white workers with black workers. The strike began in January 1922 and became an open rebellion against the state.

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New strike hits South African gold mine CNN

2012-9-10  Johannesburg CNN —. Operators of a South African gold mine negotiated with about 15,000 striking workers Monday after they walked off the job the night before, a company official said. “At

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Grounds for a Strike: South African Gold Mining in the

GROUNDS FOR A STRIKE: SOUTH AFRICAN GOLD MINING IN THE 1940s By Wilmot G. James University of Cape Town Introduction The strike of about eighty thousand African gold miners in August 1946 has a special and romantic place in the annals of South African history. As an event it

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South Africa gold miners go on strike BBC News

2013-9-4  South Africa gold miners go on strike. Some 80,000 gold miners in South Africa have gone on a strike to call for higher pay, but their union has significantly scaled down its demands. The National

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South African gold miners strike over 'slave wages in

2013-9-4  The union, which represents about 64% of South Africa's 120,000 gold miners, said it rejected "with contempt slave wages as represented by an increase of a

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South Africa gold miners call strike BBC News

2013-8-30  Gold miners in South Africa have called a strike over their wage demands, to start on Tuesday, mine-owners say. The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has demanded rises of

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Miners' Strike in South Africa Raises the Spirit of

1987-8-16  THE nationwide strike launched last week by more than 300,000 black miners has caused new political uncertainty in South Africa. The strike raised the spirits of the anti-apartheid movement

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South African Gold Mine Workers to Strike WSJ

2013-8-30  Gold mine workers in South Africa told mining companies they would strike in the coming days as producers and unions battle over wage rises, threatening a central part of the country's economy.

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South African Gold Miners Go On Strike For Slave Wages

2013-9-5  Over 80,000 South African gold miners launched a strike Tuesday against what union officials c all “slave wages” and employer “arrogance,” bringing one of

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New strike hits South African gold mine The Globe and

2012-9-10  The stoppage, coming exactly a month after a deadly strike was launched at Lonmin PLC's Marikana platinum mine that left 44 dead, is the latest to hit South Africa's vital mining sector.

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Miners' Strike: South Africa 1946 Encyclopedia

2021-9-23  Synopsis. In August 1946 the African Mine Workers Union (AMWU) in South Africa called a strike of black miners in the country's Witwatersrand gold producing region. The strike was the first widespread action taken by African workers since 1920. Nearly 100,000 black workers struck, completely or partially shutting down 13 mines.

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The African Mine workers strike of 1946 South African

The strike by some 76,000 black miners in 1946 was one of the most significant examples of industrial action by black workers in South Africa. Following the demise of the ICU in the early 1940s, the mine workers were the first to challenge not only their employers, but the racist policies of the segregationist state of Jan Smuts.

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The effects of strikes in the South African gold mining

2021-3-26  economic sector in South Africa (Chamber of Mines South Africa, 2012). The South African unionised labour market is particularly active when it comes to wage negotiations which often results in strike action, however in recent days we have seen extraordinary increase in illegal strikes in addition to legal strikes (Gold Fields Limited, 2012).

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South African Miners Strike for Better Safety Conditions

2007-12-5  South Africa is the world’s leading producer of gold and fifth largest producer of coal, according to the Chamber of Mines report. The mines account for 7

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Strike starts in South Africa's gold mines Reuters

2013-9-3  A strike in South Africa's gold mines began on Tuesday with some workers failing to go underground for the evening shift, despite an appeal by President Jacob Zuma for a

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South African gold miners return to work BBC News

2013-9-8  A South African gold miners' strike involving 80,000 workers has ended after employees at Harmony Gold accepted a final wage offer.

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Miners' Strike in South Africa Raises the Spirit of

1987-8-16  THE nationwide strike launched last week by more than 300,000 black miners has caused new political uncertainty in South Africa. The

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IN THE LABOUR APPEAL COURT OF SOUTH AFRICA,

2016-5-23  namely, the gold-mining companies, Harmony Gold Mining Company (Pty) Ltd 1 The judgment of the Labour Court is published as: Chamber of Mines of South Africa (acting in its own name and obo Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd and others) v Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union and Others [2014] 9 BLLR 895 (LC).

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The African Mine workers strike of 1946 South African

The strike by some 76,000 black miners in 1946 was one of the most significant examples of industrial action by black workers in South Africa. Following the demise of the ICU in the early 1940s, the mine workers were the first to challenge not only their employers, but the racist policies of the segregationist state of Jan Smuts.

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Miners' Strike: South Africa 1922 Encyclopedia

2021-11-24  Miners' Strike. South Africa 1922. Synopsis. In early 1922, white South African workers in the Witwatesrand gold mining region went on strike. The strike soon became a violent rebellion—sometimes known as the Rand Revolt—that pitted the white miners against the mine owners and the government.

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The effects of strikes in the South African gold mining

2021-3-26  economic sector in South Africa (Chamber of Mines South Africa, 2012). The South African unionised labour market is particularly active when it comes to wage negotiations which often results in strike action, however in recent days we have seen extraordinary increase in illegal strikes in addition to legal strikes (Gold Fields Limited, 2012).

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Strike starts in South Africa's gold mines Reuters

2013-9-3  A strike in South Africa's gold mines began on Tuesday with some workers failing to go underground for the evening shift, despite an appeal by President Jacob Zuma for a

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New strike hits South African gold mine The Globe and

2012-9-10  The stoppage, coming exactly a month after a deadly strike was launched at Lonmin PLC's Marikana platinum mine that left 44 dead, is the latest to hit South Africa's vital mining sector.

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White Rivers, Harmony strike gold in South Africa

2016-9-12  Harmony Gold and White Rivers Exploration have discovered a major gold deposit in South Africa’s Witwatersrand Basin, one of the world’s largest unmined gold resources areas. The

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Miners' Strike in South Africa Raises the Spirit of

1987-8-16  THE nationwide strike launched last week by more than 300,000 black miners has caused new political uncertainty in South Africa. The

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Miners' strike begins The Mail & Guardian

Miners’ strike begins. Black miners refused to go down the shafts at Witbank's Maatla colliery last night thus beginning what could be the biggest wage strike in South Africa's history. And

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Witwatersrand Gold Rush The Famous South African Gold

A brief overview of the history and development of Witwatersrand, the famous gold mine of South Africa. With photos, facts, and figures about its impact on the growth of the region, the history of precious metals in the area, and the people that

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SAHA South African History Archive Early mineworkers

African unions were excluded from the Trade Union Council of South Africa (TUCSA) when it was formed in 1953. Labour History Group booklet. -The 1922 White mineworkers Strike, date unknown. The Prime Minister, Jan Smuts, sent in the army. The air force dropped bombs on striking workers and there were street battles in Johannesburg.

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