SAMWU welcomes Mashaba resignation

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) notes and welcomes the resignation of City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba. His resignation brings an end to his reign of terror in which workers and unions have been victims. Since Mashaba came into office following the 2016 Local Government elections, he had made it his priority to […]

SAMWU Concludes RSSCs in North West Province

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) in the North West Province has concluded its Regional Shop Stewards Councils (RSSCs) in all three of its regions, the Nothern, Southern and Mahikeng in meetings held from the 17th to 19th October 2019. These RSSCs were held as part of the roadmap developed by the union’s Central […]

SAMWU Memorandum of Demands to City of Johannesburg

We are workers employed by the City of Johannesburg and members of the South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU).  We have noticed that since this administration came into office in 2016, there have been attempts by the City and its management to cause divisions amongst workers, in particular using the divide and conquer strategy within […]

COSATU Limpopo to convene Local Anti Corruption Imbizos

The Congress of South African Trade Unions in Limpopo would be convening Local Anti-Corruption Imbizos in nine (09) municipalities where there were VBS unlawful investments and general allegations of corruption. The Local Anti-Corruption Imbizos are planned to take place on the 17th October 2019 as follows: Local Venue Time Contact Greater Giyani Banquet Hall – Old […]

COSATU condemns US’s Unjust Economic and Financial Blockade on Cuba

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) strongly condemns the unjustifiable US embargo against Cuba, waged as an economic war and general fascination of persecution. COSATU notes that the very core of the embargo is to make the Cuban people socio-economically deprived and in dire need of basic items, leading to social unrest, and […]