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29 June 2016
The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) is dismayed and disappointed at the existence of a conspiracy theory as claimed by the Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Midvaal Local Municipality.
21 June 2016

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) Tshwane Region has noted with concern the sporadic protest action within the City of Tshwane since the announcement by the ANC that Thoko Didiza will be Mayoral candidate. We have also seen the outbreak of violence in which some municipal officials were attacked and assaulted.

14 June 2016

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) is concerned at the alarmingly high municipal vacancy rate. According to the non-financial municipal census conducted by Statistics South Africa, there are over 41 000 vacancies in the country’s 278 municipalities, with Mangaung Metro, Emfuleni Local Municipality and the City of Cape Town leading the charge with the highest vacancies.

12 June 2016

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) fully supports the work stoppage by South African firefighters who are currently in Alberta, Canada. The 301 firefighters were taken to the province of Alberta by a South African company- Working on Fire which describes itself as “a government-funded, job-creation programme focusing on implementing Integrated Fire Management in South Africa.”

1. SAMWU Ba-Phalaborwa local and its general Membership has been in a protracted two week Labour unrest after the Employer failed to implement decisions taken in a Special LLF concerning Salary Disparities and Upgrading of some posts.

SAMWU will Oppose DA Privatising Pikitup

  • Wednesday, 08 June 2016 07:27
08 June 2016

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has learnt of the ill-informed and misguided plans by the Democratic Alliance’s Johannesburg mayoral candidate Herman Mashaba relating to the planned privatisation of the City of Johannesburg’s waste management entity Pikitup, should he win the metro. Fortunately for workers and citizens of Johannesburg, the DA is far from wining the City.

02 June 2016

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) is concerned at the state of South African municipalities as presented by the Auditor General, Kimi Makwetu, on the outcomes of municipal audit outcomes for the financial years 2014/15.

26 May 2016

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has learnt with great disappointment the highly inflated salary increases that Municipal Managers are in line to receive after being gazetted by the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Des Van Rooyen.

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