The call comes after the National Union Of Mineworkers (NUM) threatened last week to withhold its support for the ruling African National Congress in national elections in May should the government push ahead with the plan President Cyril Ramaphosa announced to unbundle power utility Eskom.
Amcu has accused the National Union Of Mineworkers (NUM) of colluding with Sibanye Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman to rob the working class of economic freedom.
Amcu has also lashed out at the National Union Of Mineworkers, accusing it of no longer fighting for the plight of workers but rather promoting and protecting the interests of Froneman.
The outcry from the National Union Of Mineworkers over retrenchments following Ramaphosa's announcement that the utility would be unbundled, underscored how hard it would be politically, especially in an election year, to tackle overspending caused in part by overstaffing of more than 30 percent at Eskom.
The National Union Of Mineworkers slammed President Cyril Ramaphosa’s handling of the crisis.
The comment follows a veiled threat from an affiliate of the National Union Of Mineworkers (NUM) to withdraw its support for the governing party in the upcoming general elections.
In response, the National Union Of Mineworkers (NUM) went on strike at the mine on Nov. 2.
JOHANNESBURG - President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to hold an urgent meeting with the governing party’s alliance partners to discuss threats from members of the National Union Of Mineworkers (NUM) over the decision to split Eskom into three entities.
“Let us reject the false narrative that the only way out of this is through bitter confrontation and conflict.” CONCERNS AROUND THE UNBUNDLING OF ESKOM The National Union Of Mineworkers (NUM) says if the government ignores its concerns around the unbundling of Eskom, its members could retaliate by withholding their votes at the polls.
He said his journey then led him to organise mineworkers and the formation of the National Union Of Mineworkers.