A legal challenge by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) to force the government to regulate the health and safety of employees returning to mines as SA grapples to contain Covid-19 will be heard urgently on April 29.

Amcu approached the labour court in Johannesburg for the matter to be urgently heard after the government amended lockdown regulations for the mining sector on April 16, allowing companies to resume half their operations...

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