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Samwu claims thousands of workers will take part in 'national strike'
Samwu claims thousands of workers will take part in 'national strike'
About 250 000 workers from 300 municipalities around the country are poised to down tools if last-ditch negotiations currently underway fail...
Corruption Watch calls for prosecution of construction cartel
Corruption Watch calls for prosecution of construction cartel
Corruption Watch on Wednesday said it made a submission to the Competition Tribunal for the hearings into the R1.46-billion settlement agreements...
SA towns seek R3.9bn reimbursement from 2010 World Cup builders
SA towns seek R3.9bn reimbursement from 2010 World Cup builders
South African towns are seeking reimbursement of as much as R3.9-billion from construction companies for overcharging on stadium and road...
R81bn is owed to municipalities, says Salga
R81bn is owed to municipalities, says Salga
"It moves [changes] every year and the interest factor affects it," South African Local Government Association (Salga) chief executive...
Salga calls for municipalities to better manage finances
Salga calls for municipalities to better manage finances
The South African Local Government Association (Salga) warns that the withholding of funds to further municipalities would affect service...
Municipal workers, Salga agree to 6.5% wage increase
Municipal workers, Salga agree to 6.5% wage increase
Three months of negotiations and a fourth round of bargaining has borne fruit for municipal workers unions, which were on Friday due to sign a deal...
State to cap municipal manager salaries
State to cap municipal manager salaries
Municipal managers' salaries will be regulated, the government says, after the DA pointed out that managers of poor-performing municipalities were...
Lead by example on climate change, says Fedusa
Lead by example on climate change, says Fedusa
The Federation of Unions of South Africa (Fedusa) says it is highly disappointed with government's no show at the National Economic Development and...
Municipal strikers: All right, fine, how about 10%, then?
Municipal strikers: All right, fine, how about 10%, then?
Mthandeki Nhlapho, the general secretatry of the South African Municipal Workers' Union (Samwu), told SABC radio that the change in demand would...
Plan B: Cities tighten security as strike drags on
Plan B: Cities tighten security as strike drags on
Some municipalities are tightening up security and making contingency plans to clear backlogs, as the nationwide municipal workers' strike entered...
What's fuelling our labour disputes?
What's fuelling our labour disputes?
So the municipal workers' union (Samwu) plans to go on strike to put pressure on the South African Local Government Association (Salga) to accede...

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