City of Joburg cuts ties with 'politicised' Salga

2018-08-31 10:21

The mayor of Johannesburg has accused the association of dereliction of duty towards the City.

PE municipal strike comes to an end, with an agreement on bonuses

2018-06-22 19:28

Workers, most of whom were led by the South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) and the municipality reached an agreement on back-pay of long-service bonuses.

Samwu's term of office extension faces opposition from members

2018-05-23 05:19

At least three senior Samwu members have told News24 that they are not happy with the manner in which the replacement of the union's constitution has been handled.

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.


Unions claim victory in PE municipal back pay agreement

2018-07-14 09:28

The Nelson Mandela Bay coalition government has backed a motion to pay workers R44m in long-service back pay bonuses.

Nelson Mandela Bay services grind to a halt as Samwu strike intensifies

2018-06-15 19:09

Traffic and driving licence centres have been closed while refuse collection services have also been disrupted.

Samwu leaders accused of leaving members in the dark about finances

2018-05-22 18:10

Apart from struggling to pay rent and the phone lines, sources also claim that Samwu has failed to pay lawyers representing Samwu members countrywide, and they have begun withdrawing from cases.

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.

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