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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…

SAMWU Rejects SALGA Salary and Wage Proposal

  • Thursday, 07 December 2017 13:54
07 December 2017The first round of salary and wage negotiations between the South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) and the employer body, SALGA have concluded at the South African Local Government Bargaining Council. In response to the economic conditions that…

SAMWU Begins Salary and Wage Negotiations

  • Monday, 04 December 2017 11:33
04 December 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has today began with salary and wage negotiations with the South African Local Government Association (SALGA), the employer body which represents municipalities across the country. The negotiations which are currently underway…
29 November 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) is appalled by conduct and character of Senior Management regarding the breach of primary employment relationship. We cannot over emphasise the type of relationship between Employer and Employee, however we are…
28 November 2017 The South African Municipal Workers’ Union SAMWU has learnt with disappointment the plans by the Department of Water and Sanitation to cut off water supply to over 30 municipalities, an evil plan which would essentially leave millions…
22 November 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) will be staging a protest march and handing over a memorandum of demands to the Political Management Team (PMT, i.e The Executive Mayor, the Chief Whip and the Speaker) of Vhembe…
22 November 2017The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) at the Vhembe District Municipality which covers areas such as Musina, Thohoyandou, Louis Trichardt and Malamulele will be staging a protest march and handing over a memorandum of demands to the…

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,…