AMCU at risk of being deregistered by labour department

PUBLISHED: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 15:40:55 GMT

The Department Of labour has come out to say it intends to deregister one of the country’s biggest mining unions, just weeks before crucial platinum-industry wage talks are expected to begin. The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) “has ceased to function in terms of its constitution,” and “is not a genuine trade union,” the registrar of labour relations said in a notice published in the Government Gazette. The Union will hold a press briefing tomorrow to respond. Brett Abraham, Partner, Webber Wentzel joins CNBC Africa to give insight.

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