Mathunjwa cries foul, says Amcu punished for being militant
President of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) Joseph Mathunjwa has described labour registrar Lehlohonolo Molefe's notice to deregister Amcu as a political attack.
He claims that mining bosses have conspired to bully the union for being militant.
Mathunjwa spoke out in a media briefing on Friday.
The union, which has 250,000 members, has failed to hold a congress since 2013 to elect new leaders. It has also not disclosed its finances, leading to
Eyewitness News reporter Theto Mahlakoana says Mathunjwa intends to fight the issue.
His central executive committee pretty much spelt out the intention that they will fight; if they need to mobilise members to take up strike action, they will do so.Theto Mahlakoana, Senior political reporter - EWN
For now he says that they hope that a meeting they are having on Tuesday with the labour registrar will put this issue to bed.Theto Mahlakoana, Senior political reporter - EWN
He insists that the executive committee has a right to postpone that congress, which is pretty much the one thing they were meant to hold at the end of May but have now postponed to September.Theto Mahlakoana, Senior Political Reporter - EWN
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