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 […]

SAMWU DEMANDS IMMEDIATE DISSOLUTION OF KOPANONG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

20 March 2024 SAMWU DEMANDS IMMEDIATE DISSOLUTION OF KOPANONG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) calls for the dissolution of Kopanong Local Municipality in the Free State province under Section 139(1)(c) and (5)(b) of the South African Constitution. The Municipality’s persistent financial turmoil and failure to deliver essential services warrant urgent intervention […]

SAMWU CALLS FOR THE IMMEDIATE ARREST OF MATJHABENG MAYOR FOR ASSAULT

4 March 2024 SAMWU CALLS FOR THE IMMEDIATE ARREST OF MATJHABENG MAYOR FOR ASSAULT The South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) is deeply concerned about the recent developments surrounding the assault case involving Mayor of Matjhabeng Local Municipality, Cllr Thandixolo Khapila who is currently facing common assault charges. On the 28th of February 2024, a […]

SAMWU CALLS FOR THE IMMEDIATE ARREST OF MATJHABENG MAYOR FOR ASSAULT

4 March 2024 SAMWU CALLS FOR THE IMMEDIATE ARREST OF MATJHABENG MAYOR FOR ASSAULT The South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) is deeply concerned about the recent developments surrounding the assault case involving Mayor of Matjhabeng Local Municipality, Cllr Thandixolo Khapila who is currently facing common assault charges. On the 28th of February 2024, a […]