Infighting within Samwu leads to its medical aid board being placed under curatorship

2018-05-18 19:42

While Samwu president Pule Molalenyane has denied that the union is in a "state of paralysis", the Council for Medical Schemes has concluded otherwise.

We are not broke – Samwu leadership

2018-05-16 21:34

The leadership of the South African Municipal Workers' Union said claims that the union was in a "state of paralysis" were propaganda.

VBS Bank loan was for photocopy machines, says Samwu

2018-04-29 19:27

The SA Municipal Workers' Union is adamant that crisis-ridden VBS Mutual Bank did not finance a building the union already owned, saying that the only known loan related to photocopy machines.

Uproar over deductions from municipal salaries

2017-09-24 21:54

Bushbuckridge Municipality employees have been stunned after R2 000 was deducted from their salaries.

Samwu Bushbuckridge members on strike

2017-04-25 15:05

The South African Municipal Workers Union in Bushbuckridge has embarked on a strike, demanding that the municipality honour a 2014 council resolution in terms of salary progression.

Samwu shop steward shot dead outside union’s office

2016-08-02 19:18

A murder case is being investigated after a Samwu shop steward was shot dead outside the union’s head office, allegedly by security guards, Gauteng police say.

SAMWU and Pikitup sign agreement

2016-04-15 19:34

An agreement has been signed between the SA Municipal Workers Union and Pikitup, the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration has announced.

Pikitup trucks shot at - City

2016-03-24 12:54

Two Pikitup trucks have been shot at on Rand Show Road near Nasrec, Soweto causing them to collide, the City of Johannesburg says.

Samwu wants charges against Pikitup boss reinstated

2016-02-08 17:54

The SA Municipal Workers’ Union says that it was in the process of ensuring that the criminal charges against Pikitup managing director Amanda Nair are reinstated.

Unclear if Joburg metro cops are striking

2015-12-31 11:08

Samwu and JMPD have given conflicting reports about whether Johannesburg metro police officers are on strike.


Samwu president clarifies issues around VBS bank loan, slams Media24

2018-05-17 20:51

The president of the South African Municipal Workers' Union denies that the union is in a "state of paralysis", describing the claim as a myth.

Samwu in a state of paralysis - former Gauteng chair

2018-05-16 05:12

Not only is Samwu failing to pay rent and keep the telephone lines open, but its website is down because the organisation has failed to pay Rhesus Media Group.

We will lay criminal charges against those who have captured our union - Samwu

2018-02-23 15:32

The embattled South African Municipal Workers' Union has lambasted the capture of the union and has threatened to institute charges and use the courts to address their leadership crisis.

Samwu vows not to back down

2017-04-26 15:28

The Bushbuckridge Local Municipality workers who have been on strike say they will not back down.

Chikane wants apology from Samwu over tender claims

2017-02-15 18:55

City Power chairman Reverend Frank Chikane has initiated legal proceedings against former Samwu officials over allegations they levelled against him and his wife.

Bushbuckridge municipal workers want CFO suspended

2016-08-02 11:54

Samwu wants the Bushbuckridge municipality’s chief financial officer suspended over alleged incompetence.

Pikitup strike finally over

2016-04-10 12:48

The Pikitup strike is over, the CCMA, Pikitup and the City of Joburg have confirmed.

Workers vow to keep fighting after mayor attacked with knobkierie

2016-03-23 11:09

Striking workers in a small Eastern Cape municipality, where the mayor was attacked during a protest last week, have vowed to continue their strike until their grievances are addressed.

Metro cops at work - JMPD

2016-01-04 09:45

The Johannesburg Metro Police Department says officers have been on duty, despite trade union Samwu's claims to the contrary.

Pikitup workers back on strike

2015-12-18 13:31

Pikitup workers have embarked on yet another unprotected strike after they had resolved to go back to work following a two-week long strike in November.

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