SAMWU

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

‘We will not be pushed out of Cosatu’ – Samwu

The union’s general secretary slammed ‘fallacious’ allegations of financial unaccountability

Samwu’s term of office extension faces opposition from members

Members of the trade union intend to challenge the amendment of the union's constitution to extend the term of office for leaders

Metsimaholo will be a measure of the ANC’s problems

It could be a wake-up call for a party distracted by power struggles over its next group of leaders

Latest

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it