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30 July 2015

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) is disgusted at the reported corruption in the project Jozi @ Work as reported in the media. The City of Johannesburg has budgeted over R1 billion for this project which will see the delivery of municipal services being delivered by co-operatives instead of municipalities- who are  the legal entity for the delivery of basic services in the country. 

Update on the Conciliation Process

  • Monday, 27 July 2015 10:26

27 July 2015               

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has formally requested an extension to respond to the facilitator’s proposal on the wage and salaries between ourselves and SALGA, the deadline for response to the proposal was the 24th July.

27 July 2015

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) in the Cape Metro (Boss Nxu) Region together with the City of Cape Town signed a settlement agreement on the 24th of July to upscale 81 Solid Waste Supervisor Drivers to Senior Supervisor Driver with back pay. It is a Mandela month and it will be a month to remember for these drivers who will be smiling all the way to the bank on this agreement. SAMWU doesn’t normally celebrate its achievements but on this occasion it certainly will.

23 July 2013    

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) is pleased to announce the conclusion of salary and wage negotiations with Amatole Water, Bloem Water and WSSA (Water Solutions South Africa). After rigorous and lengthy negotiations and intensive mandate taking in these sectors our members have agreed to the salary and wage offers from these institutions;

23 July 2015

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has learnt with great shock and disgust at the intentions of the Acting Municipal Manager of the Thabazimbi Local Municipality, Gopolang Booysen. Since being appointed as the Acting Municipal Manager in the Municipality after the suspension of the Municipal Manager for failure to pay workers on time, Mr. Booysen has made it his mission to silence Shopstewards who are raising legitimate workers’ issues in the municipality. Mr. Booysen has turned the municipality into his personal monarch, ruling with an iron fist and dividing workers. 

Facilitator’s Report in Summary

  • Tuesday, 07 July 2015 12:14

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