What is the role of Unions in the mining industry?

2020-10-24  the mining industry has been beneficial and meaningful. Unions will remain the backbone of harmonious and mutually beneficial industrial relations in the mining sector. With the changing working environment due to automation, labour brokers, etc, workers’ rights will need a stronger organised voice that the trade unions provide.

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Unions and Their Role in Mining [Blog] - Australian Mining

2012-8-7  The chief role being that of industrial advocate or watchdog in relation to workpractices current or proposed, especially if these practices will impact unfairly on the workforce. The other major part they play though, is negotiating better wages based on the relevant productivity gains of the time.

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Unions’ significance in Africa’s mining industry - African ...

2018-9-5  A trade union is an organised association of workers in a certain profession, formed with the sole purpose of protecting members’ rights and interests. Negotiating salaries, benefits, working conditions, and accommodation arrangements are among the main roles of a trade union.

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The role of trade unions in the reform of the mining ...

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Mining industry challenges and opportunities: input by

2014-8-20  The mining sector was still grappling with the triple challenges of inequality, ... At no stage could an employee be a member of two unions at the same time. ... As a trade union, NUM specialized in union related matters. Everything dealing with violence or anarchy was out of NUM’s scope and should be redirected to government.

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THE MINING INDUSTRY IN ZIMBABWE: LABOUR,

sense of urgency felt not only in mining but also in the faltering agricul tural and manufacturing sectors (Mining Journal, # 301, 1983, p. 2621. The strictures of the international funding agencies such as the IMF and World Bank have also been felt as conditions were placed on the sources, locations and uses of international funds and aid.

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MINING SECTOR POLICY STUDY - ZEPARU

2018-3-8  The sector has rebounded dramatically from the hyperinflation economic crisis (2006-8) and with “dollarisation” (2009) the value of mineral production has increased six-fold to about $3 billion in 2011. However, if this increased mining activity is to ultimately result in more than just “holes-in-the-ground”, the crucial

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Are trade unions gaining a foothold in IT sector?

2015-1-6  New Delhi: For the last eight years, trade unions have been trying to get a foothold in the $118 billion Indian information technology (IT) sector that employs over three million people. So far ...

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Seven trends that will shape the future of mining and ...

2021-8-27  A growing popular resistance to globalization and free trade is altering politics, and directly affecting the mining and metals sector. Policymakers in mining jurisdictions are increasingly trying to enact local content laws and regulations which require minerals to

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The role of trade unions in the reform of the mining ...

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Mining industry challenges and opportunities: input by

2014-8-20  The mining sector was still grappling with the triple challenges of inequality, ... At no stage could an employee be a member of two unions at the same time. ... As a trade union, NUM specialized in union related matters. Everything dealing with violence or anarchy was out of NUM’s scope and should be redirected to government.

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Trade Union Country Report - Zambia

2005-2-11  The Mining sector gives a good illustration of the drop in employment levels arising from the privatization programme and ensuing restructuring. In 1991 the Mining sector accounted for over 64,000 employees. Following the privatization of the Mining Companies, in 2000, the Mining and quarrying sector accounted for only 35,000 employees. The public

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Getting unions on mining company boards is the best way

2019-12-10  AT last year’s Mining Charter III negotiations, trade unions campaigned for employee representation on company boards. A clause making provision for such representation was consequently included in the draft charter. This clause was scrapped at the eleventh hour at the insistence of the Minerals Council South Africa, most likely owing to the robust nature of []

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The role and challenges of Trade Unions in Post

2020-8-31  the changing role of trade unions in South Africa, particularly after 1994. Lastly, it gives an exposition of some of the challenges faced by trade unions in post-apartheid South Africa. 2.1.1 Trade union Finnemore van der Merwe (1989:39) define a trade union as "an organization of

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Prime Minister Ludovic Orban’s meeting with the ...

Thursday, 06 August 2020 Prime Minister Ludovic Orban’s meeting with the representatives of the trade unions in the mining sector 

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Mineral policy impact on South Africa’s mining sector An ...

2018-10-2  sector. Empirical analysis is used to allow us to unpack how mining as a sector is impacted by factors beyond its control, particularly in the policy realm. Three types of economic variables for the mining industry are considered. These are: 1. Production, or the contribution of the mining sector (termed Mining GDP or MGDP) to overall GDP. 2.

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(a) The Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU)

1999-5-14  It is the purpose of this chapter to consider the historical development of trade union law and practice in Zambia in so far as they have a bearing on the present day trade union status. (a) The Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) The ZCTU was established by an amendment to the Trade Unions and Trade Disputes Act (TUTDA) of 1964.

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Coal sector trade unions to protest 100% FDI in mining ...

2019-9-16  The Centre's attempt to prevent trade unions of the coal sector from carrying out the strike on September 24 is likely to go in vain as workmen are keen to go ahead with their decision protesting 100 per cent foreign direct investment in mining, a union leader said.

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Labor Union Definition

2021-8-31  Labor unions are often industry-specific and tend to be most common today among public sector (government) employees and those in transportation and utilities. ... (AFL-CIO) is a trade union ...

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Trade unions oppose government strategy for mining

Trade unions in the mining sector have accused the government of being overly ambitious in its drive to reduce costs. The unions argue that the proposed divestment or shutting down of Polish coal pits, the reduction of coal production activities and the inevitable lay

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The role of trade unions in the reform of the mining ...

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Mining industry challenges and opportunities: input by

2014-8-20  The mining sector was still grappling with the triple challenges of inequality, ... At no stage could an employee be a member of two unions at the same time. ... As a trade union, NUM specialized in union related matters. Everything dealing with violence or anarchy was out of NUM’s scope and should be redirected to government.

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Coal sector trade unions to protest 100% FDI in mining ...

2019-9-16  The Centre's attempt to prevent trade unions of the coal sector from carrying out the strike on September 24 is likely to go in vain as workmen are keen to go ahead with their decision protesting 100 per cent foreign direct investment in mining, a union leader said.

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MINING SECTOR POLICY STUDY - ZEPARU

2018-3-8  The sector has rebounded dramatically from the hyperinflation economic crisis (2006-8) and with “dollarisation” (2009) the value of mineral production has increased six-fold to about $3 billion in 2011. However, if this increased mining activity is to ultimately result in more than just “holes-in-the-ground”, the crucial

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Prime Minister Ludovic Orban’s meeting with the ...

Thursday, 06 August 2020 Prime Minister Ludovic Orban’s meeting with the representatives of the trade unions in the mining sector 

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UNION MEMBERS 2020 - Bureau of Labor Statistics

2021-1-22  sector belonged to unions. Union membership decreased by 428,000 in the private sector and showed little change in the public sector. The union membership rate increased over the year in the public sector by 1.2 percentage points to 34.8 percent, reflecting a decline in total public-sector wage and salary employment (-391,000).

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Mining in SA - Minerals Council South Africa

2021-9-4  Economic activity in modern-day South Africa has been centred on mining activities, their ancillary services and supplies. The country’s stock exchange in Johannesburg was established in 1887, a decade after the first diamonds were discovered on the banks of the Orange River, and almost simultaneously with the gold rush on the world-famous Witwatersrand.

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(a) The Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU)

1999-5-14  It is the purpose of this chapter to consider the historical development of trade union law and practice in Zambia in so far as they have a bearing on the present day trade union status. (a) The Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) The ZCTU was established by an amendment to the Trade Unions and Trade Disputes Act (TUTDA) of 1964.

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Public sector unions accept the government’s below ...

2021-7-26  Public servants’ trade unions have conceded that the government cannot afford their demands for salary increases in 2021 that amount to more

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