City of Cape Town to 'wait and see' if firefighters down tools in overtime dispute

2019-10-01 15:35

While all of the City of Cape Town's fire stations have been operating with a full staff complement, it will have to "wait and see" if this remains the case after the SA Municipal Workers' Union warned that firefighters will no longer work overtime owing to a pay dispute.

Cape Town firefighters demand overtime pay, deliver warning to City ahead of fire season

2019-09-26 17:24

The South African Municipal Workers Union has warned the City of Cape Town that, with fire season fast approaching, it will have to make do with less firefighters if it is not prepared to pay them for overtime.

Mr President, please step in - disgruntled City of Tshwane employees

2019-08-10 09:01

A group of Tshwane employees are pleading with both national and provincial government to intervene in the city's state of affairs.

Clean-up operations to begin in earnest in Tshwane

2019-08-02 22:14

Clean-up operations are expected to begin in earnest in the City of Tshwane, following a four-day-long wage strike.

City of Tshwane postpones media briefing on agreement with unions

2019-08-02 11:45

The City of Tshwane has postponed a scheduled media briefing where it was set to announce the outcome and way forward following talks with striking members of Samwu and Imatu.

Tshwane municipal workers strike to continue

2019-08-01 07:32

The strike by City of Tshwane bus drivers and other municipal workers is expected to continue as an agreement between the City and South African Municipal Workers' Union has still not been reached.

WATCH: Tshwane bus strike to continue on Wednesday in Pretoria, but City says plans in place to avoid gridlock

2019-07-30 17:38

Negotations to end a bus strike in Pretoria will continue when members of the South African Municipal Workers' Union and the City of Tshwane meet at the Local Bargaining Council.

City of Joburg shuts down Samwu head offices over payment dispute

2019-02-15 16:59

The City of Johannesburg claims that Samwu owes R1.2m for electricity, water, sewerage, rates and refuse. However the union disputes that.

West Rand municipality strike enters 5th week

2018-11-26 16:44

The strike over salaries and other benefits by disgruntled West Rand District Municipality workers has entered its fifth week.

Workers shut down services at the bankrupt West Rand District Municipality

2018-11-14 11:45

The embattled West Rand District Municipality is facing more woes as workers embark on a total shutdown.


Firefighters engaged in 'misinformation campaign' about overtime pay - City of Cape Town

2019-09-27 12:55

The City of Cape Town says threats by firefighters to "withdraw" their services over alleged unpaid overtime is part of a "misinformation campaign".

City of Joburg, unions agree to create 'open door policy' to improve service delivery

2019-08-19 19:12

The City of Johannesburg has signed a memorandum of understanding that will ensure an "open door policy" between itself and trade unions representing workers.

DA 'not at all happy' about payment agreement with Tshwane striking municipal workers - report

2019-08-04 17:50

DA governance chief James Selfe says the party is not impressed with the once-off payment agreements made with disgruntled municipal workers of the City of Tshwane.

'Our singing all this week was for nothing'- Tshwane municipal workers on settlement agreement

2019-08-02 16:06

After a week of protesting, some disgruntled Tshwane municipal workers, who were demanding an 18% salary increase, remain disappointed about a settlement that was reached to bring the strike to an end.

City of Tshwane to announce agreement with municipal workers over wage dispute

2019-08-02 05:31

The City of Tshwane is expected to hold a press briefing on Friday to communicate the outcomes of negotiations between South African Municipal Workers' Union (Samwu) who have been striking for a 18% wage increase.

WATCH: Striking Samwu members dump rubbish in streets as negotiations continue in Pretoria

2019-07-31 18:55

Striking City of Tshwane employees have spent more than 10 hours waiting outside the City's headquarters on Madiba Street to hear the result of negotiations between the City and South African Municipal Workers' Union at the bargaining council.

Insolvent SAMWU may approach law enforcement agencies to recover funds

2019-04-10 16:09

The newly elected executive of the South African Municipal Workers Union has been given 90 days to investigate the cause of the union's insolvency and provide recommendations.

Task team established to hunt down killer of Limpopo Samwu leader

2019-01-31 11:42

A task team has been established to hunt down the killers of Limpopo South African Municipal Workers' Union deputy secretary Ronald Mani.

West Rand municipality workers vow to continue shutdown until premier addresses their demands

2018-11-14 20:33

Workers at the embattled West Rand District Municipality say they will not budge until all their demands have been met.

Samwu condemns expected increase in municipal managers' salaries

2018-11-08 20:51

The South African Municipal Workers' Union has slammed salary increases for municipal managers, saying that ordinary municipal workers have been given "peanuts" in comparison.

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