Critics contend that AMCU
has left the more established NUM looking flat-footed and in thrall to management.
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& Obs & Gyn, among post-operative patients with indwelling urinary catheters during 2013-2014.
The offer would fall short of the 12,500 rand ($1,160, 860 euros) the workers demanded, a figure used as rallying cry over the past two years that propelled AMCU
has displaced NUM in the platinum sector and is making inroads at gold mines too.
However, the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU
) has not agreed yet, to accept the wage deal at 3 mines, where AMCU
represents the majority of mine workers.
also considers NUM to be allied with the governing ANC party.
Levkov 2009 AMCU
Halamphora coffeaeformis (Agardh) Z.
is more militant than NUM and has made significant inroads in recruiting members away from it.
Some experts said the crackdown on protests was an effort to quash the AMCU
before it further splintered workers' support for the ruling ANC-SACP-COSATU alliance.
exploded onto the South African labour scene in January when its turf war for members with the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) led to the six-week closure of the world's largest platinum mine, run by a firm called Implats.
The stand-off has been exacerbated by rivalry between two trade unions, with the AMCU
, a new group, seeking to challenge the dominance of the NUM which is seen as being close to the ruling African National Congress (ANC).
Ukraine's competition regulator AMCU
said it has approved a plan by local investment fund Innovative Strategies to buy more than 50% of local commercial bank Zakhidinkombank.