South African Municipal Workers' Union

 
SACP suspends former mayor linked to VBS bank scandal
SACP suspends former mayor linked to VBS bank scandal
Gilbert Kganyago, the former mayor of Limpopo's Capricorn District Municipality (CDM), was suspended as the South African Communist Party's (SACP)...
Samwu's term of office extension faces opposition from members
Samwu's term of office extension faces opposition from members
Some members of the South African Municipal Workers' Union (Samwu) intend challenging the amendment of the union's constitution to extend the term...
Public sector unions on a carousel
Public sector unions on a carousel
In October last year members of the South African Municipal Workers' Union (Samwu) who had been expelled vowed to take back their municipal union...
Pikitup to embark on illegal strike
Pikitup to embark on illegal strike
"It is unfortunate that our employees have resorted to an unprotected strike in relation to their grievances," Pikitup managing director...
Government crosses fingers as municipal wage talks drag on
Government crosses fingers as municipal wage talks drag on
"Talks have not been suspended," said public service and administration spokesperson Dumisani Nkwamba. "But government has tabled its final...
Municipal workers turn down wage offer
Municipal workers turn down wage offer
The Congress of South African Trade Unions, representing 14 unions with an estimated 1.3-million members, is seeking an 8% raise, down from 10%...
Battle lines drawn as municipal wage negotiations begin
Battle lines drawn as municipal wage negotiations begin
"The parties have a huge mountain to climb after Salga responded with a below inflation increase in response to the joint demands of the trade...
Samwu warns the info Bill will lead to more protests
Samwu warns the info Bill will lead to more protests
The Protection of State Information Bill will lead to more service delivery protests and corruption, the South African Municipal Workers' Union...
Jo'burg's emergency services disrupted for strike
Jo'burg's emergency services disrupted for strike
Members of the Johannesburg Emergency Management Services will go on strike, the city announced on Sunday.
Union digs in for double-digit pay rise
Union digs in for double-digit pay rise
The wage increase offered to striking municipal workers was "meagre", the South African Municipal Workers' Union told the Mail & Guardian on...
Cape Town strikers wreak havoc while JHB stays calm
Cape Town strikers wreak havoc while JHB stays calm
It's been a tale of two cities during this year's municipal workers' strike.
Double digits, nothing less, says Samwu
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 (Samwu) said...

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