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24 February 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) Free State office has intervened at the Maluti-A-Phofung Municipality following the non-payment of salaries to employees and third party payments such as medical aid, pension fund, funeral schemes, union membership subscriptions…
23 February 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) in the Johannesburg Greater Region notes and welcomes the ruling regarding the representation and status of the union at the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality. Despite the Labour Court Judgement that…
20 February 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has learnt with disappointment at the recent developments at the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality’s (EMM) deliberate attempt to compromise service delivery to the Citizens of the City.
16 February 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) in the Tshwane region has noted and welcomes the 2016 City of Tshwane Council resolution of the reintegration of Sandspruit Water Association (Odi Water Services) back into the City of Tshwane.…

SAMWU Demands Fair Labour Practices in Tshwane

  • Thursday, 16 February 2017 16:33
16 February 2017The South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) in the Tshwane Region has noted the recent media statement by City of Tshwane Executive Mayor, Councillor Solly Msimanga on what the City calls dumping and subsequent criminal allegations against some…

SAMWU Never Requested a Meeting with the EFF

  • Tuesday, 14 February 2017 13:07
14 February 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has learnt with shock and surprise at the announcement by the leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Julius Malema that SAMWU has requested a meeting between the two parties to…
09 February 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) would like to express our dismay and disproval of the Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD) decision to ignore internal labour dispute processes and to prematurely implement a disciplinary hearing sanction which…
Comrades and friends, in particular the Melitafa familyPlease receive our heartfelt condolences, your loss is our loss, your pain is our pain.His death is not only a loss for his family but the working class and communists in general.
03 February 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) welcomes the settlement agreement reached following the arbitration relating to the issue of nonpayment of allowances by the Matjhabeng Local Municipality in the Free State province.
31 January 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union is disappointed at yet another attempt by the City of Johannesburg’s accidental mayor Herman Mashaba to deliberately twist what the union says for his cheap political points and garnering public sympathy.
23 January 2017The South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) Tshwane Region has noted with disappointment the statements made by the Executive Mayor of the City of Tshwane councillor Solly Msimang on current labour disputes in the City of Tshwane. SAMWU…
13 January 2017We have noted media statements attributed to City of Johannesburg mayor, Herman Mashaba and media interviews, wherein he makes criminal allegations against our members at various licensing stations in the city. We need to place it on record…

SAMWU Media Briefing

  • Thursday, 12 January 2017 12:56
Following the arrest and the alleged eminent arrest of workers at various licensing stations around Johannesburg, the South African Municipal Workers' Union (SAMWU) will be hosting a media briefing to dispel the lies which have been peddled by the City…

ANC January 8 Statement, 2017

  • Wednesday, 11 January 2017 09:01
Comrades, Compatriots, Friends and fellow South Africans.The African National Congress turns 105 years old today.This tremendous achievement is the result of the dedication, sacrifice and hard work of millions of people, in South Africa and across the world, who acted…

SAMWU 2016 Reflection and Year End Message

  • Friday, 23 December 2016 08:21
23 December 2016The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) National Office Bearers (NOBs) on behalf of 160 000 members takes this opportunity to send South Africans and in particular our members festive greetings. In doing this we should reflect on…