dissatisfaction and employees leaving the industry was one symptom and a shortage of supplies another The peak of mining operations and its labour fell away from 1941 and stayed depressed until the mid-1950s (g, Figure 1) Although South Africa came out of the war reasonably well, the gold price was low and conditions for labour were poor, strikes
A Report on industrial relations in the resources sector was released last week A summary of the Report was released as well The Report is 63 pages long and was written by me, based on a survey conducted by the Australian Mines and Metals Association ,
The Marikana Massacre: A Historical Overview of the Labour Unrest in the Mining Sector in South Africa Chitja Twala University of the Free State, South Africa Introduction and Historical Background This article is aimed at explaining and interpreting the events, causes, and the aftermath of the
Apr 15, 2015· Issue Underground mining is a complex high-tech industry New technologies have removed a lot of the labour intensive work that was part of mining operations in the past and, in some cases, they have also improved safety
EMPLOYMENT AND LABOUR RELATIONS An Act to make provisions for core labour rights, to establish basic employment standards, to provide a framework for collective bargaining, to provide for the prevention and settlement of disputes, and to provide for related matters [ 20 th December, 2006] [GN No1 of 2007]
Introduction In this assignment we will be covering the issues/ problems that pertinent in the mining sector, especially focusing on the labour unrest events that has been on the news and looking at how it affects the economy, socio-political issues and the labour relations stability in the mining sector
Mar 06, 2014· ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS INFLUENCING LABOR RELATIONS LEGAL FACTORS ECONOMIC FACTORS POLITICAL FACTORS SOCIETAL AND CULTURAL FACTORS The labour relationship is said to be tripartite in nature Therefore the labour relationship deals with the various interactions that occur between 3 core players namely Employees and collectives of employees
Trade unions in South Africa have a history dating back to the 1880s From the beginning unions could be viewed as a reflection of the racial disunity of the country, with the earliest unions being predominantly for white workers Through the turbulent years of 1948–1991 trade unions played an important part in developing political and economic resistance, and eventually were one of ,
Sep 10, 2014· Joint research among the Ministry of Labour, the Institute for Work and Health, and the Centre for Spatial Economics (C4SE) highlights how important it is for the mining sector to continue to reduce allowed injury claimsAssuming the growth in mining sector employment forecasted by C4SE, if injury incidence rates remain at 2011 levels by 2022, the number of ,
The mining sector should be the industry where most jobs will be lost next year due to the same internal and external factors that led nearly 50 000 job losses in 2016 The Mineral and Petroleum Board was tasked by the Minister of Mineral Resources to conduct a comprehensive study on the reasons for and possible solutions to retrenchments
The existing literature on industrial relations in the PNG's mining industry is sparse No detailed or systematic studies exist This study attempts to bridge this gap by examining the character and operation of labour relations, with a focus on Porgera mine in the context of the whole mining industry
Mining leases: The holder of a mining location or contiguous registered mining locations may make written application to the mining commissioner for the issue to him of a mining lease in respect of a defined area within which such locations are situated
1! CynthiaSanbornandVictoriaChonn(Peru’s’trade’and’investment’relationship’with’China’is’overwhelmingly’concentrated’ in’the’mining’sector .
Labor Relations in Coal Mining: February 2, 1945: Report Outline Impending Expiration of Coal Wage Contracts Past Labor Struggles in Coal Fields Miners' Strikes During World War II , prices and wages in the bituminous industry after the cessation of hostilities, it is believed that an earnest effort will be made on both sides to reach a .
Facilitating interaction between Human Resources and Employment Relations representatives of member companies, principally through a standing committee known as the Labour Policy Committee Representing members and mining interests in various key forums, NEDLAC and the Mining Industry Sector Partnership Committee as a few exampl
Oct 10, 2012· The mining industry needs to restore the management of people and union stakeholder relations to the centrepiece of its future As with any deep and structural crisis, new opportunities to create a new future are pregnant in the embryo of today’s strike wave events
110 MANUFACTURING SECTOR Ghana Federation of Labour (GFL) 111 CIVIL AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT SECTOR Local Government Workers' Union (LGWU) , materials on labour relations especially in terms of richness of content This manual, like the first two, is designed with the students in the Certificate and , refusal of mining companies to bargain .
Sep 18, 2013· In July, the government, mining companies and organised labour (with exception of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union) signed a framework agreement that provides the basis for cooperation to stabilise the mining sector and set it ,
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Ontario recently conducted a comprehensive underground mining health, safety and prevention review led by Ontario’s Chief Prevention Officer (CPO)The review examined a number of topics to help ensure an even stronger and safer underground mining sector, with the CPO receiving expert advice and strategic input from an advisory group of industry, labour, and health and safety representativ
The National Labor Relations Board is an independent federal agency that protects the rights of private sector employees to join together, with or without a union, to improve their wages and working conditions
power, labor) Traditional Chiefs who own 94% of Zamibia’s land have a more prominent role in mining, particularly in the resettlement of their subjects The Zambian government is pursuing an economic diversification program to reduce its reliance on the copper industry An agreement on rail cooperation between South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe
New mining legislation aims to rectify previous inequalities and disadvantages in the mining sector and specifically provides for the inclusion of women in core mining activiti Although there is no lack of good will, the achievement of gender equality in the male-dominated mining sector remains one of the biggest equity challenges in the country and numerous problems accompany the .
A Report on industrial relations in the resources sector was released last week A summary of the Report was released as well The Report is 63 pages long and was written by me, based on a survey conducted by the Australian Mines and Metals Association (AMMA) amongst its members
The mining industry is one of those sectors where a gendered division of labour (GDL) is highly evident Things are changing, however, but sloooowly Below, we’ve gathered some of the quotes from four different storytellers at MCA, the mine in Canada we visited
Collective bargaining and the LRA HALTON CHEADLE Professor of Law, University of Cape Town INTRODUCTION This paper seeks to explore three areas - all of which are pertinent to a (0 year review of collective bargaining under the Labour Relations ACl
The 1890 Census identified approximately one-third (349 percent) of the mining labor force as native-born whit Of the remaining workforce, 462 percent were black and 187 percent were foreign-born immigrants The mining population increased from 11,751 in 1900 to 24,000 in 1930, peaking at 26,200 in 1920
Jun 08, 2012· The desire by mining industry to import labour is also seen in the inability and lack of desire for industry and governments to understand how to develop appropriate and effective skills, not just .
i LABOUR AND WORK CONDITIONS IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY; STATUS AND RECOMMENDATIONS EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Productivity has been deteriorating on construction sites due to labour unrest, leading to a negative impact on the cost and quality of construction as well as the livelihood and morale of workers
The current turbulence in the mining industry in South Africa has its roots in several different factors First, the fall in global demand for platinum and other minerals due to recession; second, the consequences of the Marikana disaster in destabilising labour relations; and third, the structural character of our mining industry A great deal has been written about the first two factors, so .