SAMWU update on the union’s action in Ethekwini

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) hereby provides an update on the recent actions taken by the union and its members at the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality, starting from February 27, 2024. A significant development occurred on February 29, 2024, with the convening of the Joe Moloisane Regional Shopsteward Council (RSSC). During this gathering, discussions […]

SAMWU Post Special Central Executive Committee update

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The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) convened a Special Central Executive Committee (CEC) meeting in accordance with Clause 9.2.5 of the Union’s Constitution. This Special CEC, which took place virtually on February 29th, was attended by delegates from all provinces to address salary and wage negotiations, organisational issues, finances of the organisation and political […]

NEHAWU on the strike action at Nelson Mandela University and University of Pretoria

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] condemns the reluctance displayed by the management of the Nelson Mandela University [NMU] and the University of Pretoria [UP] respectively on the ongoing strike actions. As NEHAWU, we are extremely disappointed by the failure of the managements of both NMU and UP to resolve the genuine demands […]

Sibanye-Stillwater to retrench 852 at PGM mines in SA

Miningmx reports that Sibanye-Stillwater is to retrench 852 full time employees and contractors at its South African platinum group metals (PGM) mines, it announced on Friday. This follows the conclusion of Section 189 negotiations held in terms of the Labour Relations Act with unions and other affected parties. Sibanye-Stillwater said in October up to 4,905 employees were […]

NUM not taking lightly the plans unveiled by Anglo Platinum and Kumba Iron Ore to retrench mineworkers

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is highly perturbed and disappointed by the evil and anti-worker postures taken by the Anglo Platinum and Kumba Iron Ore to retrench closer to 5 000 poor mineworkers.  Anglo Platinum mine on Monday issued a section 189A notice that it will retrench 3 712 full time employees across various […]