SAMWU SECURES ABOVE INFLATION SALARY INCREASE FOR WATER SECTOR EMPLOYEES.

10 July 2024 SAMWU SECURES ABOVE INFLATION SALARY INCREASE FOR WATER SECTOR EMPLOYEES. The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has successfully negotiated and concluded an above-inflation salary and wage collective agreement with the country’s seven Water Boards under the auspices of the Amanzi Bargaining Council (ABC). These Water Boards are collectively responsible for over […]

OPENING REMARKS BY SAMWU PRESIDENT, NELSON MOKGOTHO AT THE UNION’S CENTRAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING, 3-4 JULY 2024, BIRCHWOOD HOTEL.

OPENING REMARKS BY SAMWU PRESIDENT, NELSON MOKGOTHO AT THE UNION’S CENTRAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING, 3-4 JULY 2024, BIRCHWOOD HOTEL. Programme Director, 1st Deputy President, Comrade Mluleki Mbhele, 2nd Deputy President, Comrade Portia Nkuna, National Treasurer, Comrade Nwabisa Majova, General Secretary, Comrade Dumisane Magagula, Special greetings to Comrade Nkhetheni Muthavhi who is attending his first CEC […]

MM’s resignation a blessing for George Municipality.

28 June 2024 MM’s resignation a blessing for George Municipality. The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) is not surprised with the departure and resignation of the Municipal Manager (Dr Michel Gratz) as we have been consistent that her administration is not good for George Municipality. Her autocratic management style would not have lasted as […]

SAMWU WELCOMES THE REDEPLOYMENT OF ETHEKWINI MAYOR, MXOLISI KAUNDA

13 June 2024 SAMWU WELCOMES THE REDEPLOYMENT OF ETHEKWINI MAYOR, MXOLISI KAUNDA The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) in KwaZulu Natal notes and welcomes the decision by the African National Congress (ANC) to remove Cllr Mxolisi Kaunda as the Mayor of eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality. The ANC has decided to redeploy Cllr Kaunda to the […]

SAMWU REACHES AGREEMENT WITH RUSTENBURG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY ENDING THE WEEKS-LONG STRIKE

24 May 2024 SAMWU REACHES AGREEMENT WITH RUSTENBURG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY ENDING THE WEEKS-LONG STRIKE Following a three-week strike, the South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has reached an agreement with Rustenburg Local Municipality to end the three week long protected strike at the municipality. The protected strike, which began on 6th May 2024, arose from […]

SAMWU WISHES SACCAWU A PROGRESSIVE 12TH NATIONAL CONGRESS.

20 November 2023 SAMWU WISHES SACCAWU A PROGRESSIVE 12TH NATIONAL CONGRESS. SOUTH AFRICAN MUNICIPAL WORKERS UNION (SAMWU) wishes South African Commercial Catering and Allied Workers Union (SACCAWU) a progressive 12th National Congress. The Congress shall take place at The Lakes Hotel in Benoni from the 21st to the 24th of November 2023. This congress is […]

SAMWU CALLS FOR UMHLATHUZE MUNICIPALITY AND COCGTA TO ENSURE SAFETY OF WORKERS AMIDST SHOOTING INCIDENT.

28 March 2024 SAMWU CALLS FOR UMHLATHUZE MUNICIPALITY AND COCGTA TO ENSURE SAFETY OF WORKERS AMIDST SHOOTING INCIDENT. South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) in Kwa-Zulu Natal has noted with dismay the incident of fatal shooting inside Umhlathuze Municipality premises this morning. This tragic incident that has resulted to the loss of two workers lives, […]

SAMWU CALLS FOR UMHLATHUZE MUNICIPALITY AND COCGTA TO ENSURE SAFETY OF WORKERS AMIDST SHOOTING INCIDENT.

28 March 2024 SAMWU CALLS FOR UMHLATHUZE MUNICIPALITY AND COCGTA TO ENSURE SAFETY OF WORKERS AMIDST SHOOTING INCIDENT. South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) in Kwa-Zulu Natal has noted with dismay the incident of fatal shooting inside Umhlathuze Municipality premises this morning. This tragic incident that has resulted to the loss of two workers lives, […]

SAMWU RESPONSE TO XOLANI TSELETSELE, YCLSA NATIONAL COMMITTEE MEMBER AND KOPANONG MAYOR.

20 March 2024 SAMWU RESPONSE TO XOLANI TSELETSELE, YCLSA NATIONAL COMMITTEE MEMBER AND KOPANONG MAYOR. The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has noted with concern an article authored by Xolani Tseletsele, a National Committee Member of the Young Communist League of South Africa (YCLSA) and Mayor of the Kopanong Local Municipality in the Free […]