FG supports ILO to eradicate child labour in Mining sector

THE Federal Government at the weekend threw its weight behind the International Labour Organisation ILO to eradicate child labour in Nigeria s mining sector

The mining industry after Marikana NEWS ANALYSIS

The mining industry is the most unionised sector in the South African economy 6 and such rivalry between unions has contributed to some of the worst incidents of labour unrest the country has witnessed since the advent of democracy in 1994 7

Sabinet South African Journal of Labour Relations

Apart from articles of an academic nature which are research based the journal will publish commentaries analyses overviews case studies survey results and reports on aspects related to employment relations in the broadest sense in South and southern Africa in particular as well as any relevant international issues in terms of current ideas theory building and developments in practice

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Labour amp Employment Issues in the Mining Sector

In 2019 Ontario Ministry of Labour inspectors conducted four inspection blitzes in the mining sector The blitzes focused on reducing hazards related to conveyor guarding mobile equipment and electrical mechanical mine hoist plants the internal responsibility system and

Child and Youth Labour in the Spanish Mining Sector

This paper analyses the employment of children in the Spanish mining sector at the highest point of its history golden age The main source used is Spain s official Mining Statistics that show that child labour was widely used throughout the Spanish peninsula an average of 17 of total workers between 18


elect to take the matter to either the CCMA for arbitration or the Labour Court 10 Regulation of Non Standard Employment One of the major changes to the Labour Relations Act relates to the protection of temporary service employees i e those employees either placed on fixed term contracts or provided to an employer by a labour broker

Marikana – the causes and wider implications and lessons

Dec 27 2012 · The August 2012 wildcat strike by workers at a Lonmin mine in the Marikana area in South Africa resulted in a confrontation between miners

Overview of child labour in the artisanal and small scale

This rapid review synthesises data from academic policy and NGO sources on child labour in the artisanal and small scale mining ASM sector in Asia and Africa ASM refers to small groups engaged in low cost low tech labour intensive excavation and processing of minerals

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The record of industrial relations in the coal and metal mining industries during the nineteenth century was sharply different The coal mining sector developed large and permanent trade unions from an early date and experienced increasingly troubled relations between management and labour while the non ferrous mining sector saw largely peaceful relations and no significant unionisation


the agricultural and the manufacturing sector now employ more workers than the mining sector and their shares of GDP dwarf that of the mining sector According to surveys about two thirds of the population aged 12 and above participates in the labour force 1 According to the Living Conditions Monitoring Survey 15 and 13 of the

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Labour and Work Conditions in the South African

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

Analysis The future of South Africa s labour market

Analysis The future of South Africa s labour market post Marikana By Paul Berkowitz 25 March 2013 The Centre for Development and Enterprise CDE recently published a summary of their


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Changes and challenges in the Australian labour market

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Productivity and its impact on employment and labour

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Education Choices and Labour Supply During the Mining

The world price of Australia s mining exports more than tripled over the 10 years to 2012 while investment spending by the mining sector increased from 2 per cent of GDP to 9 per cent This mining boom led to a substantial increase in the demand for labour in the resource rich states of Western Australia and Queensland

Labour and Work Conditions in the South African Construction

Around 70 of the labour employed in the construction industry is semi skilled and unskilled However deteriorating labour productivity arising from amongst others labour unrest is having a negative impact on the cost and quality of construction as well as on

Labour in the Colonial Mining Industry of Honduras The

Labour in the Colonial Mining Industry of Honduras Volume 39 Issue 2 Linda Newson 32 V 225 zquez de Espinosa records that ores were discovered at San Juan in 1621 de Espinosa A V 225 zquez Compendium and Description of the West Indies Smithsonian Institution of Washington Smithsonian Institution of Washington

Industrial relations Wikipedia

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5 The mining industry migrant labour and hostels The O

The Commission recognizes that a central feature of the gold mining industry is an oscillating migratory labour system The Commission further recognizes that from the point of view of the migrant worker he is divided in half as a human being That is a labour unit working at a mine and a family man with his family in the rural areas

Labour amp Employment Issues In The Mining Sector

With over 35 000 employees labour and employment issues are obviously of central importance to the mining sector both in terms of health and safety and managing employees for optimal performance safety and efficiency

Industrial Relations What is Human Labour Laws

The term Industrial Relations comprises of two terms Industry and Relations Industry refers to any productive activity in which an individual or a group of individuals is are engaged By relations we mean the relationships that exist within the industry between the employer and his workmen The term industrial relations explains the relationship

Root cause of labour unrest in mining sector much deeper

Oct 15 2012 · It is unlikely that unreasonably low wages are at the root of labour unrest in the mining sector trade union Solidarity said today when it released its quarterly Labour Market Report


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Govt will undertake labour reforms in a big way in coming

Apr 22 2020 · Government will undertake labour reforms in a big way in coming months and labour codes will soon become a reality labour secretary Heeralal Samariya said We are going for the labour reforms and have already got the report from our Parliamentary Standing Committee Also we are getting report for the industrial relations code social security code

Opinion Address Child Labour In Uganda s Mining Sector

Despite this Child labour in mining which is categorized among the worst forms continues to be on the rise in the mining sector The recent study conducted by Ecological Christian Organization ECO with support from Terre des Hommes in the gold mining areas of Moroto and Bugiri shows that mining contributes to low school attendance and low retention in schools

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The Marikana Massacre A Historical Overview of the

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

Mining Facts The Mining Association of Canada

The industry s direct and indirect employment exceeds 620 000 jobs accounting for one in every 30 jobs in Canada Proportionally the mining industry is the largest private sector employer of Indigenous peoples and provided over 16 600 jobs to community members in 2018


highlights some key aspects of labour relations namely collective bargaining and the resolution of industrial disputes The legal and institutional frameworks of labour relations have also been discussed to ensure that students and other users of this manual will acquire further understanding of the work of labour or industrial relations

Health and Safety Hazards Mining Ministry of Labour

Apr 15 2015 · The Ministry of Labour supported by all relevant health and safety system partners and subject matter experts to undertake a Mining Sector Risk Assessment with employers and labour every 3

Labour Relations Act 1995 Act No 66 of 1995

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Effective labour relations NewsDay Zimbabwe

Effective labour relations Both parties depend on the continued viability of the organisation whatever industry it may be in Bad labour relations result in lost hours and industrial action

South Africa s labour market

Trade unions play an important role in South Africa s labour relations There are three major union federations in SA whose affiliates represent a broad spectrum of industry The Congress of South African Trade Unions Cosatu the Federation of Trade Unions of South Africa Fedusa and the National Council of Trade Unions Nactu

Collaborate to eliminate child labour in mining sector

nbsp 0183 32 It said the ministries of Employment and Labour Relations and Lands and Natural Resources regulatory institutions and stakeholders in the mining

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Taking action on labour challenges in the mining sector The ILO has been dealing with labour and social problems in the mining industry since its early days making considerable efforts to improve the work and life of miners from the adoption of the Hours of Work Coal Mines Convention No 31 in 1931 to the Safety and Health in Mines

Is Marikana a forerunner of national labour market

Nov 19 2012 · The tragic events at Marikana raise the question whether the events and subsequent developments are indicative of a fundamental change in labour market relations and wage bargaining relationships in South Africa and whether such patterns of behaviour are likely to spread beyond the mining sector

Marikana as a Tipping Point The Political Economy of

between labour tensions and mining investment attractiveness controlling for commodity price increases and corruption It also finds that the institutional context in South Africa s mining sector currently creates incentives for unions to value violence and unprotected strikes over co operation

Employment relations

South Africa had to find a way to secure a lasting and sustained peace in mining labour relations given the sector s importance to the economy Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel said on

Gold mining sector starts wage negotiations Fin24

nbsp 0183 32 The gold mining sector on Wednesday began wage bargaining talks with labour unions with the Minerals Council of South Africa urging all parties to act in the interest of the sustainability of the industry Gold producers AngloGold Ashanti Harmony Sibanye Stillwater and Village Main Reef and


Abstract In the South African mining industry employee relations are highly complex and often characterised by purpose of the intervention was to address the poor labour relations and labour unrest that the mine experienced during 2011 and 2012 McLean in Ya Hui Lien Hung McLean 2007 9 describes organisational change

First Nations as a solution to the labour shortage in the

Hiring native labour could therefore be a solution to meet the need for human resources During this session speakers will share their different perspectives on the factors that could support the hiring integration and retention of First Nations workers in the mining sector

Changing India s labour laws during the pandemic Why the

4 hours ago · Even the Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh the RSS labour wing has opposed the changes calling the decisions to amend labour laws a bigger pandemic Critics also argue that with labour laws removed or amended and without security net the whole move of trying to formalise the labour sector will fall on its head

Risk Assessment Ministry of Labour

Sep 10 2014 · This assessment of risk in underground mining was initiated in Spring 2014 The objective was to bring together employer and labour representatives recognized as experts by their peers to identify and assess the risks situations conditions or factors that could lead to injury illness or death

Public sector labour relations Department of Mines

Public Sector Labour Relations position on specific industrial matters Circulars Used to provide labour relations instruction information and advice Public Sector CSA Agreement 2019 Guidance Material Provides assistance with implementing and interpreting


Government regulations affect considerably the field of Labour Relations The Labour Relations department of an industry i Deals with management and the labour union in arriving at a satisfactory resolution of problems such as low wages poor fringe benefits etc ii Carries out all correspondence with the labour unions

Labor management relations and the coal industry

Labor management relations and the coal industry Heightened demand for domestic energy has brought new life to the coal industry and unions and management are working to improve relations and productivity and to accommodate a young work force and health and safety laws Everett M Kassalow Since the 1930 s labor relations in the coal

Overview of child labour in the artisanal and small scale

This rapid review synthesises data from academic policy and non governmental organisation sources on child labour in the artisanal and small scale mining ASM sector in Asia and Africa

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