Tuesday 3 March 2015

SAMWU Emerges Victorious in Two Court Cases

  • Monday, 23 February 2015 13:19

  23 February 2015  

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) is delighted by the two court judgements that were handed in favour of the union on the 20th February and 19th February at the Durban High Court and the South Gauteng High Court respectively. 

Budget Tips for Minister of Finance

  • Monday, 23 February 2015 07:04

  23 February 2015  

Dear Honourable Minister  


The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) is thrilled that you have requested public inputs in the lead up to your maiden budget speech which you will present in Parliament on the 25th February 2015. We therefore take this opportunity to do just that.

  16 February 2015  

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has submitted its demands to the South African Local Government Bargaining Council (SALGBC) in preparation for negotiations as the main collective agreement signed in 2012 lapses end of June this year. The union has also submitted demands to the Water Solutions South Africa (WSSA).

SAMWU Reaction to SONA

  • Tuesday, 17 February 2015 12:39

  16 February 2015  

On Thursday 12 February President Jacob Zuma delivered his 8th State of the Nation Address (SONA). This year’s SONA was delivered on a special day in South African history, making the 25th anniversary since the release of former President Nelson Mandela from prison and 60th anniversary since the adoption of the Freedom Charter. The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) hereby gives its reaction.

12 February 2015 

While The South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) Cape Metro Region is in process of seeking a mandate on the strike action, our members in Khayelitsha Health are busy resigning in numbers. Twenty four employees have this far tabled their resignation, within a space of two months in the Khayelitsha Health sub-district alone.

SAMWU Calling Mass EPWP General Meeting

  • Monday, 09 February 2015 07:16

09 February 2015 

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) in the Cape Metro is calling for a mass EPWP (Extended Public Works Programme) general meeting to seek a mandate to on the strike action by workers employed through EPWP. 

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