constitutional rights in south africa for mine workers

constitutional rights in south africa for mine workers

WORKERS’ RIGHT TO FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION AND 6 Allen The History of Black Mine Workers in South Africa ... of the Transvaal and Orange Free State.29 A constitution was adopted,30 but the rights

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South Africa: Mining gathering must confront human

2020-2-3  Known as Mining Indaba, the conference brings together investors from around the world to discuss mining interests in Africa. “From child labour in the Democratic Republic of Congo to squalid living conditions for workers at South Africa’s Marikana mine, the mining industry is tainted with human rights

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Workers' rights - ConCourt

2021-4-23  South Africa's Constitution now goes far in guaranteeing workers' rights, such as the right to strike. Section 23 - Labour relations The rights afforded to citizens generally apply to workers too - such as the rights to equality, privacy, dignity and life.

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THE RIGHTS OF WORKERS AND THE LAWS THAT

2016-5-6  THE RIGHTS OF WORKERS AND THE LAWS THAT PROTECT THEM International Workers’ Day, celebrated on 1 May, came about as a result of the struggle for workers’ rights. In South Africa, we remember and honour those who fought against racial discrimination, struggled for the rights of all workers during apartheid, and we celebrate the

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Home is where the mine is - Housing rights for mine

On 15 April 2016, the Minister of Mineral Resources published the draft Reviewed Broad Based Black-Economic Empowerment Charter for the South African Mining and Minerals Industry 2016 (“the draft reviewed Mining Charter”) for public comment, addressing among other issues, the targets to be met by the mining industry in respect of the housing and living conditions of mine workers.

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From Workplace Rights to Constitutional Rights in South

2021-4-27  workplace rights to constitutional rights in South Africa. This background document, aimed at stimulating debate, covers the period of South Africa’s initial involvement in the ILO during its formation leading up to South Africa’s withdrawing from the ILO in 1964; the

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South Africa’s constitutional Court protects domestic

2020-11-24  South Africa’s constitutional Court protects domestic workers. ... “The judgment constitutes a major advancement in the rights of domestic workers. We are particularly happy about the fact that the order of this court is going to apply retrospectively,” he said. ... Domestic workers are among the lowest-paid workers in South Africa. Many ...

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Your rights at work - SECTION27

2020-9-8  • for everyone in South Africa. Labour laws and case law built up in the Labour Courts, the Commission forConciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) and the old Industrial Courts, which follow the principles of non-discrimination, fair labour practices and the reasonable rights and • duties of employers and employees.

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Judgments - ConCourt

2 天前  The discrimination, the court stated, hinders the enjoyment of constitutional rights of Black women in South Africa as it denies women the protection which is afforded by a marriage in community of property, this the court stated amounted to indirect unfair discrimination against women on

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Prostitution under the Sexual Offences Act in South Africa ...

2013-1-25  protects the rights of workers. Section 22 provides that every citizen has the right to choose their trade.5Thereafter, there is 6Section 23 which guarantees the right to fair labour practices. These two sections will later be analysed in the light of sex workers in South Africa. Introduction

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CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF SOUTH AFRICA

2020-1-29  (a) To give effect to and regulate the fundamental rights conferred by section 23 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996.” 29 SA Commercial Catering Allied Workers Union v Amalgamated Retailers (Pty) Ltd (2002) 23 ILJ 165 (LC) (Amalgamated Retailers). 30 Id

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Home is where the mine is - Housing rights for mine

On 15 April 2016, the Minister of Mineral Resources published the draft Reviewed Broad Based Black-Economic Empowerment Charter for the South African Mining and Minerals Industry 2016 (“the draft reviewed Mining Charter”) for public comment, addressing among other issues, the targets to be met by the mining industry in respect of the housing and living conditions of mine workers.

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A century of miners' compensation in South Africa ...

2012-3-16  The recent Constitutional Court decision affirming the right of miners to civil law remedies referred to the “inferior compensation” under ODMWA [Constitutional Court of South Africa, 2011]. A recommendation to integrate the two systems using the Workmen's Compensation Act as the model was made by a government Commission as far back as 1981 ...

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Miners in South Africa could face lawsuits from

2011-3-4  The Constitutional Court in South Africa has kicked open the door to class-action lawsuits against mine owners. The lawsuits could cost miners billions of rand after the court ruled yesterday that ...

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Sickened South African Mine Workers Seek Justice in

2012-9-12  South Africa’s mining industry has been plastered across international headlines in recent days following the massacre of 34 protesting platinum mine workers in Marikana. This week, thousands of ...

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National Union of Mineworkers ensuring that its

The National Union of Mineworkers was founded in 1982. Its birth was facilitated by comrades Cyril Ramaphosa who rose to be its first General Secretary, James Motlatsi who turned to be its first President, and Elijah Barayi who became its Vice President and later the President of Cosatu in 1985 when the federation was formed.

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Media Release: Constitutional Court's decision in

2012-4-12  The Centre for Environmental Rights welcomes the judgement of the Constitutional Court in this case handed down today. The judgement confirms the Supreme Court of Appeal’s decision that, where mining is not permitted by a zoning scheme, the holder of a mining right or permit cannot start to mine, unless and until the land is rezoned to allow ...

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WORKERS’ RIGHT TO FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION AND

2015-10-13  2009 (15-2) Fundamina 59 trade unionism.13 There is no absolute certainty about the formation of the first workers’ movement in South Africa. According to Finnemore and Van der Merwe14 one of the first documented trade unions in South Africa was the Carpenters and Joiners Union that was founded in 1881.

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Home [concourt]

2021-5-8  Constitutional Court of SA This court, the highest court in South Africa, was born of the country's first democratic Constitution in 1994. In an acclaimed new building at Constitution Hill, the 11 judges stand guard over the Constitution and protect everyone's human rights. {Play} Read more ...

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Hundreds of thousands of workers set to take part in ...

2021-2-22  Hundreds of thousands of workers across South Africa are set to down tools on Wednesday, February 24 as a part of the general strike called by the left-wing South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU). With 21 affiliated unions, SAFTU represents a total of 800,000 workers in the country.

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Home is where the mine is - Housing rights for mine

On 15 April 2016, the Minister of Mineral Resources published the draft Reviewed Broad Based Black-Economic Empowerment Charter for the South African Mining and Minerals Industry 2016 (“the draft reviewed Mining Charter”) for public comment, addressing among other issues, the targets to be met by the mining industry in respect of the housing and living conditions of mine workers.

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So. Africa: Constitutional Court rules in favour of ex ...

Africa: Constitutional Court rules in favour of ex-AngloGold Ashanti mineworker suffering from silicosis - important decision for ex-mineworkers with lung disease. ... Business Human Rights Resource Centre Registered Charity in England Wales no. 1096664 501(c)(3) ...

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Concourt rules for ex-mineworker - IOL

2011-3-3  A Constitutional Court judgment paves the way for claims for occupational health diseases for ex-mineworkers in South Africa, a lawyer said on Thursday. Concourt rules for ex-mineworker News

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National Union of Mineworkers ensuring that its

The National Union of Mineworkers was founded in 1982. Its birth was facilitated by comrades Cyril Ramaphosa who rose to be its first General Secretary, James Motlatsi who turned to be its first President, and Elijah Barayi who became its Vice President and later the President of Cosatu in 1985 when the federation was formed.

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Media Release: Constitutional Court's decision in

2012-4-12  The Centre for Environmental Rights welcomes the judgement of the Constitutional Court in this case handed down today. The judgement confirms the Supreme Court of Appeal’s decision that, where mining is not permitted by a zoning scheme, the holder of a mining right or permit cannot start to mine, unless and until the land is rezoned to allow ...

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WORKERS’ RIGHT TO FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION AND

2015-10-13  2009 (15-2) Fundamina 59 trade unionism.13 There is no absolute certainty about the formation of the first workers’ movement in South Africa. According to Finnemore and Van der Merwe14 one of the first documented trade unions in South Africa was the Carpenters and Joiners Union that was founded in 1881.

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S African gold miners gun for mining firms South

2012-12-26  Furthermore, he says, black mine workers are spending more time underground than ever before. While miners in many other countries work for eight-hour shifts, in South Africa

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REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA - All Documents

2018-11-22  78. Rights of employees 79. Protection of rights 80. Procedure for disputes 81. Burden of proof CHAPTER ELEVEN General 82. Temporary employment services 83. Deeming of persons as employees 84. Duration of employment 85. Delegation 86. Regulations 87. Codes of Good Practice 88. Minister’s power to add and change footnotes 89. Representation of ...

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South Africa: Can Employers Justify Compelling

2021-2-16  South African law currently does not have any legislation that specifically requires employees to take the COVID-19 vaccination. The president was also emphatic that no one would be forced to take the vaccination, which is being rolled out in a governmental attempt to vaccinate 67% of the population (approximately 40-million people in South Africa).

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Samuel Alfred (Taffy) Long South African History

Messrs H.W. Sampson* and J. Cowan, secretary of the Mine Workers' Union, addressed the crowd. They averred that their deceased comrades had left a charge to those assembled to champion the workers' cause. Subsequent labour histories heralded Long as one of South Africa

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