These statements have been issued on behalf of various mining companies who are represented in the wage negotiations.
Labour court rules in favour of gold companies
23 June 2014
AMCU strike action in respect of 2013 wage agreement would be unprotected
The gold producers represented by the Chamber of Mines welcome the ruling by the Labour Court to uphold the interim order preventing the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) from embarking on protected strike action at certain operations owned by AngloGold Ashanti, Harmony and Sibanye.
Labour Court reserves judgment
06 June 2014
Interim interdict prohibiting AMCU members from going on strike remains in place
The Chamber of Mines (CoM) confirms that the Labour Court considered the application by the CoM, representing AngloGold Ashanti, Harmony and Sibanye, and the counter-application by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) on 5 and 6 June 2014.
Postponement of Labour Court matter
14 March 2014
Lawyers and counsel for the Chamber of Mines and the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) have requested the Labour Court for a postponement of the return date on the matter originally set down for today, Friday, 14 March 2014. The new date set by the court is 5 June 2014.
Court rules: Proposed AMCU strike on some gold mines would be unprotected
30 January 2014
2013 wage agreement remains valid for all employees
The Labour Court sitting in Johannesburg today issued an order declaring a strike called by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) to be unprotected, on an interim basis, as it was not compatible with the requirements of the Labour Relations Act.
Gold producers confirm receipt of strike notice from AMCU
20 January 2014
Producers to seek court ruling that strike is unprotected, and to seek damages from any strike action by AMCU
The gold producers who are members of the Chamber of Mines confirm that they have been served with a notice by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) of its intention to strike at Sibanye Gold’s Driefontein mine, Harmony Gold’s Kusaselethu and Masimong mines, and at AngloGold Ashanti’s South African operations.