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16 September 2016


The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has learnt with great disappointment and disgust that the City of Cape Town will be spending ridiculous amounts of money on international travel. It has been reported that the mayor Patricia de Lille and her council will be spending over R2.2 million on five international trips this financial year alone.

12 September 2016

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has learnt with disgust and disappointment at the illegal charges that have been brought against our members by the Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD) management . This follows our members having lodged grievances and unfair labour practice dispute relating to the irregular promotions of officers and non-uniformed staff at JMPD.

SAMWU Greater Johannesburg Elects New Leaders

  • Thursday, 08 September 2016 08:41
08 September 2016

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) in the Greater Johannesburg Region held a successful Regional Shop Steward Council (RSSC) on the 3rd September 2016 at the Rand Water Swartkoppies depo. The purpose of the RSSC was to analyse the state of the union in the region and craft programmes on how better to serve members in region. The RSSC further elected new Regional Office Bearers (ROBs) who will take the union forward and prioritise members’ interests. The new ROBS were elected as follows;
17 August 2016

The South African Municipal Workers' Union (SAMWU) first and foremost congratulates South Africans as having contributed to strengthening our democracy by going out in their numbers to vote in the 2016 local government elections held on the 3rd August 2016. We are further pleased that these elections have been largely hailed as free and fair by both the IEC and observers.

SAMWU Deeply Saddened by Death of Worker

  • Tuesday, 02 August 2016 09:01
02 August 2016

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has learnt with deep sadness at the death of a worker outside the union head offices in Johannesburg during a scuffled between workers and security after attempting to forcibly gain access to the union offices.
15 July 2016


The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) will be holding a National Rally to show full support for the ANC in the upcoming local government elections. The National Rally will be held in line with the union’s 11th National Congress resolution to fully and undividedly support the ANC in these elections. This will be a national rally and will be attended by members from accoss the country. The rally will be addressed by SAMWU National Office Bearers, COSATU, the SACP and the ANC.

Members of the media are hereby invited to attend and cover the event which will be held as follows;

15 July 2016

In line with our 11th National Congress resolutions and subsequent Central Executive Committee (CEC) Meetings, the South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) will be holding a National Rally in full support of the ANC in the upcoming local government elections. The National Rally will be held on Friday 22 July at the Mangaung Outdoor Sports Centre from 09.00, Rockland Bloemfontein and will be attended by members from across the country.

15 July 2016


The South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU), Tshwane Region is highly disappointed at the City of Tshwane for advertising/2016, through Job Forum Senior Managers posts dated 7 July 2016. SAMWU has therefore written a letter to the employer demanding that Job Forum 5/2016 be withdrawn with immediate effect and that there be proper consultation on the new Organizational Structure. Our stance is influence amongst other things by the following:

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