In a statement on Wednesday, the mineworkers union said it had filed papers with The Labour Court to appeal against an "error" contained in its December judgment which would have limited the scope of union membership verification.
The meeting chaired by Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed at Jogoo House instead agreed to set up a technical team to resolve the matter as directed by The Labour Court on December 20.
In actual fact the reason we ended up going to The Labour Court with Home Affairs was because the department wanted the same workers to work until Saturday without compensation.
Solidarity said it had laid a complaint with the SA Human Rights Commission and had then approached The Labour Court to force the police to act on behalf of the aggrieved people.
On December 22, The Labour Court declared the strike by Zimbabwean doctors as illegal and ordered them to return to work.
On Monday, Sibanye said the mediator of the ongoing strike at its gold operations would approach The Labour Court to seek guidance about the verification of union membership after it (Sibanye) did not agree with the striking union about terms of reference for the process.
On January 3, 2019 the Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) commenced with the union membership verification exercise as ordered by The Labour Court in December 2018.
JOHANNESBURG – Sibanye-Stillwater said on Monday that the mediator of the ongoing strike at its gold operations in South Africa would approach The Labour Court to seek guidance about the verification of union membership after it (Sibanye) did not agree with the striking union about terms of reference for the process.
The Labour Court yesterday suspended the teachers’ strike called for today and directed Knut and the Teachers Service Commission to resume conciliation talks.
JOHANNESBURG - Sibanye-Stillwater says it will not be having any further discussions with the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) until their next appearance at The Labour Court.