Sunday 23 November 2014

  06 November 2014  

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has concluded Regional Shopstewards Councils (RSSCs) in the North West province.The Mafikeng, Northern and Southern regions all concluded their business and unanimously elected new leaders without any problems or contests. The RSSCs gave fresh mandates to the leaders who will move the union forward in all three regions, leaders who will champion the interests of all members. The RSSCs elected as follows;

SAMWU Statement on Employment Statistics

  • Friday, 31 October 2014 10:08

  31 October 2014  

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) is disappointed at the latest employment results as released by the Statistician General Pali Lehohla on the 30th October 2014.

   31 October 2014  

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) is overwhelmed by the decision of Swedish government to recognise the state of Palestine. 

SAMWU Suspends Cape Town Strike

  • Thursday, 30 October 2014 08:42

30 October 2014 

The South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) intended Strike Action which was to be held on Friday 31st October 2014 has been suspended for ninety days. This decision was taken at an urgent Regional Shop Steward Council (RSSC) yesterday. Time off was approved by the Employer for all our Shop Stewards to convene and consider the City’s response, with the view to avoid the strike action. The meeting was attended by close to 200 Shop Stewards and the following was noted that;

   27 October 2014 

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) is outraged by the astronomical remunerations that Municipal Managers (MMs) are receiving. On the 26th October 2014, the City Press listed South Africa’s highest paid MMs. The country’s highest paid MM receives an unbelievable R2.8 million per annum while workers in his municipality receive as little as R50 a day.

20 October 2014 

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality is day by day embarrassing the name of the former icon of the revolution Nelson Mandela. It is totally unacceptable for the municipality to be forced by courts to provide toilets for the community of Kriekie Valley, move village and manshashe valley.

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