SAMWU and Pikitup sign agreement

2016-04-15 19:34
(Wim Pretorius, News24)

(Wim Pretorius, News24)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Johannesburg – An agreement has been signed between the SA Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) and Pikitup on Friday, the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) announced.

The agreement follows the settlement of the industrial action on April 8 under the auspices of the CCMA.

Negotiations, facilitated by the CCMA, continued throughout the week.

Samwu members embarked on an unprotected strike about a month ago, demanding a minimum salary of between R9 000 and R10 000.

Garbage went largely uncollected in Johannesburg during this time.

CCMA Director Cameron Sello Morajane said the agreement was a victory for mediation.

"Given the recent industrial action and its impact on the residents of the city of Johannesburg, this agreement can only be attributed to the commitment of parties to finding resolution under the guidance of experienced CCMA Senior Commissioners," Morajane said.


Read more on:    ccma  |  pikitup  |  samwu  |  johannesburg  |  strikes
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
/News
Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.