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AMCU secondary strike ruled 'unprotected'

South Africa’s Labour Court has prevented the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union’s secondary strikes at a number of gold and platinum mines around the country.

AMCU secondary strike ruled 'unprotected' AMCU secondary strike ruled 'unprotected' AMCU secondary strike ruled 'unprotected' AMCU secondary strike ruled 'unprotected' AMCU secondary strike ruled 'unprotected'

Minister of police Bheki Cele (left) and minister of mineral resources Gwede Mantashe (middle) meet with unions to try resolve the violent ongoing strike at Sibanye-Stillwater's gold mines

The court declared the strikes, which were in support of the ongoing strike at Sibanye-Stillwater's gold operations, would be unprotected, meaning workers could be sacked or arrested for walking off