SAMWU not convinces by EPWP “major shake-up” announced by Minister Zikalala

13 October 2023 SAMWU not convinces by EPWP “major shake-up” announced by Minister Zikalala The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) notes concern the so called “major shake-up” of the Extended Public Works Programme (EPWP) announced by the Minister of Public Works and infrastructure, Sihle Zikalala at the EPWP Phase 5 Indaba on 11 October […]

SAMWU welcomes dismissal of Enoch Mgijima Local Municipality exemption application.

6 October 2023 SAMWU welcomes dismissal of Enoch Mgijima Local Municipality exemption application. The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) notes and welcomes the dismissal of the exemption application by Enoch Mgijima Local Municipality to be exempted from the last leg of the 2021 salary and wage collective agreement concluded in the South African Local […]

SAMWU concerned by COGTA delay tactics in the challenge against MSA amendments

6 October 2023 SAMWU concerned by COGTA delay tactics in the challenge against MSA amendments The South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) today appeared at the Labour Court in Johannesburg for the hearing of the application by the Union to have the Municipal Systems Act Amendments declared invalid, unconstitutional and set aside. We are concerned […]

SAMWU outraged by allegations of racial profiling within JMPD, calls for accountability and consequence management.

5 October 2023 SAMWU outraged by allegations of racial profiling within JMPD, calls for accountability and consequence management. The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) in the Petrus Mashishi (Johannesburg) Region has learnt with great anger and agitation about allegations of racial profiling within the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD). In social media clips which […]

SAMWU’s challenge to the Municipal Systems Act Amendments to be heard at the Constitutional Court.

5 October 2023 SAMWU’s challenge to the Municipal Systems Act Amendments to be heard at the Constitutional Court. The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) will tomorrow, 6 October 2023 be appearing at the Constitutional Court to challenge the amendments to the Municipal Systems Act (MSA). The amendments which were signed into law in late […]

SAMWU to fully participate in the International Day for Decent Work

05 October 2023 SAMWU to fully participate in the International Day for Decent Work The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) will be fully participating in the International Day for Decent Work on Friday 6th October 2023. Our federation COSATU along with its affiliates will be commemorating the day through several activities across the country […]