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One strike and you’re out – registrar tells unions

A municipal workers’ union is the first to be sanctioned for not following the new rule when deciding whether to go on strike

‘Jo’burg uses our fees for slush fund’

The city says it will investigate the missing millions claim by the municipal workers’ union

Samwu shows its local-government muscle

The union’s financial and governance woes have not blunted the tools it has to paralyse municipalities, such as going on strike

Samwu extends an olive branch

The municipal workers union has reached out to splinter unions, but they do not seem to be biting

Registrar gets tough on unions

The newly empowered labour registrar has warned more than half of all unions that they are in danger of being deregistered

SA’s biggest municipal union must restore trust after graft report

The report paints a bleak picture of Samwu’s internal systems and ability to handle its 160 000 members’ money

Samwu’s strike fund used to buy t-shirts — report

The union has been plagued by persistent allegations of financial mismanagement by its leaders

Battered Samwu again at odds

After allegations about maladministration, union leaders are now accused of not coming clean about corruption

Maluti-a-Phofung awaits court decision on Eskom cuts

Eskom has threatened power cuts for unpaid bills amounting to almost R3-billion, bills unpaid since 2011

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