Municipal Workers Strike

Municipal workers’ union strikes out

Despite failing to secure its demands, Samwu has called off the municipal workers' strike, insisting the industrial action "was not a waste of time".

Plan B: Cities tighten security as strike drags on

Municipalities are tightening up security and making contingency plans to clear backlogs, as the municipal workers' strike enters its second week.

Double digits, nothing less, says Samwu

Striking municipal workers will settle for nothing less than a double digit wage increase, the South Africa Municipal Workers' Union has said.

Samwu: Nobody listens to us unless there is violence

The SA Municipal Workers' Union has condemned acts of violence committed by striking members, but says it "understands" why they resort to aggression.

Condemn strike violence, De Lille tells Ehrenreich

Patricia de Lille has called on Cape Town's ANC leader to support a claim for damages from striking Samwu workers who went on a rampage in the city.

Samwu Ekurhuleni members face disciplinary action

Municipality intends to charge all municipal workers and shop stewards who embarked on "illegal activities" during a recent strike.

Samwu lays complaint against

Samwu has laid a complaint against for allegedly using video footage captured last year for a story on this year's ongoing municipal strike.

Municipal strike drags on as talks continue

Striking municipal workers were expected to take to the streets again on Thursday as talks between the union and employers continue.

Samwu condemns strike violence

Samwu has condemned the violence that has been escalating over the last three days of its nationwide strike.

Samwu strike continues

The South African Municipal Workers' Union strike continued on Tuesday, with protesters allegedly overturning dustbins, among other acts.

Salga approaches court to halt municipal strike

The South African Local Government Association will approach the Labour Court in Johannesburg on Tuesday to halt a countrywide municipal strike.

Jo’burg roads closed for Samwu strike

Roads in the Johannesburg city centre will be closed on Monday as approximately 8 000 Samwu members were expected to march through the city.


Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

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Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

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