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The 10th of August 2017, marks the launch of a national financial literacy program rollout which took place at SAMWU College. The aforementioned initiative is joint venture between the South African Municipal Workers Union and Sanlam, the program was carved…
09 August 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) extends its full support to workers who have embarked on a protest action in Phalaborwa, Limpopo. The workers are members of our sister union the South African Transport and Allied Workers’…
The South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) will be marching to the Midvaal Municipal Offices on Thursday, 10 August to deliver a memorandum of demands. The protest march follows numerous grievances which have been raised with the municipal management but…

SAMWU Salutes Women of 1956

  • Tuesday, 08 August 2017 08:03
8 August 2017The South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) joins the broader South African public in saluting the courageous women of 1956 and commemorating this year’s National Women’s Day on the 9th August. On the 9th August 1956 around 20…
07 August 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has learnt with utter disgust that despite the high level of unemployment and poverty in the country coupled with the high vacancy rates in municipalities, some have taken it upon themselves…
The South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU), Tshwane Region will be marching to the office of Tshwane City Manager highlighting plight of Metro Police officers and other municipal workers in Tshwane. Workers in the employ of the City of Tshwane…
On Tuesday the 12th July 2017, The South African Municipal Workers’ Union engaged the GED of Corporate Services and other key stakeholders of the City Of Johannesburg. The intention of holding the aforementioned discussions was to gain clarity, on a…
30 June 2017South African Municipal Workers Union, Tshwane Region has noted the recent media statement of the City of Tshwane dated 29 June 2017 on the appointment of section 56 managers. The City of Tshwane indicated identified candidates to fill…

SAMWU Distances itself from Mangaung Fire

  • Thursday, 22 June 2017 08:30
22 June 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has learnt with disappointment, shock and anger that the Mangaung City Hall was set alight yesterday evening. We are further concerned that there are those who have began pointing fingers at…

SAMWU to Picket in Tshwane Today

  • Thursday, 22 June 2017 08:27
22 June 2017Arbitration case of EPWP membersThe South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) in Tshwane has noted with disappointment the attitude and treatment meted out to EPWP workers by the City of Tshwane. The City has replaced permanent staff with…
14 June 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) notes with disappointment the recent media utterances by the Executive Mayor of the City of Tshwane, Cllr Solly Msimang in which he alleged that issues raised by workers in respect of…
14 June 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) SAMWU has over a the last 12 months been raising challenges at Emergency Services Department (ESD) especially against the current Strategic Executive Director, Ms Joan De Beer.Issued raised by workers include;
01 June 2017We the members of South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) have gathered here today after patiently banging and knocking at the door of the employer to open the doors of engagements between organised labour and the employer. We…
01 June 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) held a successful march on the 31st May at the Maluti-A-Phofung municipality in the Free State Province. The purpose of the march was to deliver a memorandum of demands to the…
22 May 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) notes with disappointment the popularity contest paraded by the ANC Youth League in the Free State as a press conference wherein the league took swipe at workers who are currently on…