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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) 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…

SAMWU Intensifies Mangaung Strike

  • Thursday, 18 May 2017 15:30
18 May 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) will be intensifying its strike action at the Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality. The intensification of the strike action follows the arrogance of the employer which have led to todays’ Special Local Labor…

SAMWU Mangaung on Full Blown Strike

  • Tuesday, 16 May 2017 08:24
16 May 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) in Mangaung has served the employer with the intention to go on a full blown strike. As of 16 May, workers at the municipality have withdrawn their labour until such time…

Media Invite: SAMWU Media Briefing 11 May

  • Wednesday, 10 May 2017 13:05
10 May 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) in Ekurhuleni will be holding a media briefing on the state of the Ekuruleni Municipality which in our view has become dysfunctional and being treated as though it is a personal…
The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) Greater Johannesburg will be holding a mass general meeting on Thursday 11 May 2017 at the Bayers Naude Square (Library Gardens). Following the general meeting, SAMWU members will be delivering a memorandum of demands…
10 May 2017The South African Municipal Workers Union has learned with shock and utter dismay about the alleged sexual harassment and ill-treatment conduct of Sekhukhune District Municipality ‘s Director of Co-operates services Mr Phakane Phahalmohlaka. The alleged sex pest has…
01 May 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) is today reminded of the tragic bus accident wherein we lost over 50 members who where on their way to May Day celebrations in Bethelhem but met their untimely death when…
The 26th of April 2017 marks a historic event, the South African Municipal Worker’s Union launched a first of its kind media centre and college. SAMWU positions itself as a proponent of sustainable upward mobility for the worker through education.…
25 April 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) as an affiliate in good standing of COSATU awaits in anticipation and excitement for the up coming 2017 May Day (International Workers’ Day) celebrations which will be hosted by our federation…
11 April 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) is pleased to announce victory for our members at the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality following the signing of a collective agreement on the standardization of the metro’s salaries.The agreement which has…