NUM to march next month over rising unemployment in Mpumalanga

15th June 2021 By: Simone Liedtke - Creamer Media Social Media Editor & Senior Writer

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) Highveld Region is preparing to march against continued retrenchments, outsourcing, use of labour brokers and the increasing unemployment rate in the Mpumalanga province.

The march, to be held on July 15, will be targeted at State-owned utility Eskom, as well as diversified miners South32, Seriti Resources, AngloCoal, Exxaro Resources and various mining contractors operating in the province, the trade union says.