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18 January 2018The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) is dismayed by the continued deteriorating state of Labour Relation at Vhembe District Municipality (VDM). The employer has consistently demonstrated the uttermost disregard of all basic principles of basic labour relations.
28 December 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has noted with disappointment the latest circular released by South African Local Government Association (SALGA) which informs municipal management of the new perks which Councilors, Speakers and Mayors would be getting…
18 December 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) notes and welcomes the election victory of comrade Cyril Ramaphosa with excitement and jubilation. The election of Ramaphosa as the President of the ANC signifies a new era for Africa’s oldest…
07 December 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) having been founded in 1987 during difficult conditions is this year turning 30 years. In commemorating this milestone, the union will be hosting its 30th anniversary celebrations on the 8th December…

SAMWU Rejects SALGA Salary and Wage Proposal

  • Thursday, 07 December 2017 13:54
07 December 2017The first round of salary and wage negotiations between the South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) and the employer body, SALGA have concluded at the South African Local Government Bargaining Council. In response to the economic conditions that…

SAMWU Begins Salary and Wage Negotiations

  • Monday, 04 December 2017 11:33
04 December 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has today began with salary and wage negotiations with the South African Local Government Association (SALGA), the employer body which represents municipalities across the country. The negotiations which are currently underway…
29 November 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) is appalled by conduct and character of Senior Management regarding the breach of primary employment relationship. We cannot over emphasise the type of relationship between Employer and Employee, however we are…
28 November 2017 The South African Municipal Workers’ Union SAMWU has learnt with disappointment the plans by the Department of Water and Sanitation to cut off water supply to over 30 municipalities, an evil plan which would essentially leave millions…
22 November 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) will be staging a protest march and handing over a memorandum of demands to the Political Management Team (PMT, i.e The Executive Mayor, the Chief Whip and the Speaker) of Vhembe…
22 November 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) at the Vhembe District Municipality which covers areas such as Musina, Thohoyandou, Louis Trichardt and Malamulele will be staging a protest march and handing over a memorandum of demands to the…