Media Invite: SAMWU members to meet with CoJ Mayor and Municipal Manager

16 October 2019

Media Invite: SAMWU members to meet with CoJ Mayor and Municipal Manager

Thousands of workers employed by the City of Johannesburg who are also members of the South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU), will tomorrow (Thursday, 17 October) gather at the City’s Metro chambers for a meeting with Mayor Herman Mashaba and Municipal Manager Ndivhoniswani Lukwareni. 

Workers will also be delivering a memorandum of demands which will include the following issues;

Accountability on the over R29 million stolen by the City and its accomplices
Immediate payment of subscriptions to the union
Adherence to Labour Laws and Collective Bargaining 
Withdrawal of the Memorandum of Understanding signed without our consent 
The City to stop and reverse suspensions of workers

Members of the media are hereby invited to attend and cover the gathering which will be held as follows; 

There will also be an opportunity for members of the media to conduct one on one interviews with National and Provincial leadership of the union at the gathering. 


Date : Thursday, 17 October 2019
Time : 09:00
Venue : City of Johannesburg, Metro Chambers

Members of the media are urged to confirm attendance telephonically on 0737100356 or via email, papikie@samwu.org.za

Issued by SAMWU Head Office
Papikie Mohale
National Media Officer
073 710 0356