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SAMWU Condemns Attack on JMPD Officer

  • Monday, 13 November 2017 14:11
13 November 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has noted with disgust the attack by church members of the Revelations Church of God in Hillbrow directed at a Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD) Officer.
On the 9th of November 2017, The President of SAMWU Pule Molalenyane held a media briefing in Bloemfontein. The briefing was aimed at highlighting SAMWU’s commitment to giving back to the community in which we work. We chose to celebrate…
02 November 2017 The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) is pleased to announce that the Mopani District Municipality acceded to our demand for the immediate payment of salaries for workers within the Municipality. We have since confirmed that all…
01 November 2017 The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) is pleased to announce that negotiations between our selves and the management of Metsimaholo Local Municipality in the Free State has yielded good results for our members.
31 October 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has today written to the Ekhuruleni City Manager demanding that the pre suspension hearing against two of our members who are attached to the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Police Department (EMPD) should not…

SAMWU Disappointed by EPWP Salary Increment

  • Tuesday, 31 October 2017 11:40
31 October 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) notes with utter disgust the statement released by the Department of Public Works wherein the Deputy Director General for the Extended Public Works (EPWP) Mr. Henderson announces a salary increase for…

SAMWU Financial Services Launch

  • Friday, 27 October 2017 04:25
01 October saw the start of SAMWU Financial Services, a joint venture between the South African Municipal Workers Union and TBFS.
26 October 2017The South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) in Limpopo province has learned with shock and utter dismay of inability of the Mopani district municipality to pay salaries to its employees who are our members, on their pay date,…

SAMWU Reaction to MTBPS

  • Wednesday, 25 October 2017 16:05
25 October 2017The South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) notes the maiden Mid-Term Budget Policy Statement as presented by the Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba on the 25th October2017. As we expected, the economic outlook has been revised to from 1.3%…
12 October 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) notes with concern the recent electricity tariff hike request by the country’s power utility Eskom. The power utility has applied for a 19.9% tariff hike for its direct customers and a…