Friday 23 February 2018

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SAMWU Budget Speech Reaction

  • Wednesday, 21 February 2018 14:30
21 February 2018 The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) notes the Minister of Finance’s maiden Budget Speech as delivered on the 21st February 2018. This Budget has not met our expectation, we in fact do not believe that this…

SAMWU Budget Expectations and SONA Response

  • Tuesday, 20 February 2018 10:59
20 February 2018The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) notes and welcomes the positive tone in which President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered his maiden State of the Nation Address setting tone for government plans for the year ahead. We take this…

SAMWU Welcomes Zuma Resignation

  • Thursday, 15 February 2018 08:55
14 February 2018 The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) notes and welcomes the resignation by the now former President of the Republic of South Africa, Jacob Zuma. In welcoming the resignation, we register our displeasure and disappointment in the…

SAMWU Troubled by Metro Police Killings

  • Wednesday, 14 February 2018 10:43
14 February 2018 The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) is concerned by the recent spike in Metro Police killings in Gauteng. In the last two weeks, 5 Metro Police Officers were killed while on duty of which 3 belonged…

COSATU Calls for Rejection of MAP Upper Limits

  • Tuesday, 13 February 2018 10:37
COSATU Free State calls on COGTA to reject the MAP Municipal Council Resolution on upper limitsCOSATU Free State has learned with shock that the Maluti A Phofung Municipal Council passed the Resolution to adopt and implement the Upper Limits Guidelines…

COSATU Statement on MAP Local Municipality

  • Tuesday, 13 February 2018 10:33
COSATU Free State welcomes the application of Section 139(b) of the Constitution at Maluti A Phofung MunicipalityCOSATU Free State welcomes the decision by the Free State Provincial Government to put Maluti A Phofung Municipality under administration in terms of Section…
12 February 2018The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) notes and welcomes the decision by the Free State Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) to place the Maluti-A-Phofung Local Municipality in terms of Section 139(i)(b) of the Constitution.…

SAMWU Post February NEC Statement

  • Friday, 09 February 2018 13:08
09 February 2018The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) held an ordinary National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting which was proceeded by a Financial Committee meeting from the 7th to the 9th February at the Royal Hotel in Polokwane. Both these…

Media Invite: SAMWU Post NEC Briefing

  • Tuesday, 06 February 2018 12:30
06 February 2018Media Invite: SAMWU Post NEC BriefingThe South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) will be holding its National Executive Meeting (NEC) in Polokwane from the 7th to 9th February 2018. Members of the media are hereby invited to a…
30 January 2018The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has learnt with a heavy heart the brutal passing away of two Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD) Officers on the evening of the 29th January while they were executing their duties.
29 January 2018The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) notes and welcomes the ruling by the South African Local Government Bargaining Council (SALGBC) Gauteng Region that Mayor Herman Mashaba and his administration have been unfairly treating workers at the City…
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…