What is the meaning of samwu?

The South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) is the largest union in local government in South Africa.

What does samwu do for its members?

The South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) was formed in 1987. SAMWU represents 148 819 members in local government. SAMWU’s major campaign is to fight the privatisation of municipal services on all fronts. SAMWU is affiliated to the Congress of South African Trade Unions and Public Services International (PSI).

What does saccawu stand for?

SACCAWU (The South African Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers Union)is a national union with eight regions and more than 500 locals countrywide. The supreme body of the union that is responsible for policy development, election of leadership and programmes is a national congress that takes place every three years.

What are Samuu goals?

To eradicate all forms of unfair discrimination in the workplace and society that are based on grounds including but not limited to race, gender, sex, ethnicity, social origin, colour, birth, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, age, disability, HIV status, religion, culture or political opinion.

What industry does NUM represent?

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is a trade union in South Africa. With a membership of 300,000 it is the largest affiliate of the Congress of South African Trade Unions.

How does strike affect business?

THE ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF A STRIKE FOR BOTH PARTIES. The employer is likely to lose money due to delayed service to clients or to lost production time. The employees will lose their pay due to the no work, no pay principle. If the strikers are dismissed they will lose their livelihoods altogether.

What does SAMWU stand for in South Africa?

SAMWU. South African Municipal Workers’ Union. To organise all those employed directly or indirectly, in local authority and allied undertakings of the economy whether in the public private or voluntary sector. To build a democratic worker controlled and centred organisation based on membership participation in policy and decision making.

Is the SAMWU Union a financial service provider?

SAMWU Services is not registered as a Financial Services provider, but rather manages and directs the insurance affairs of the various insurance and financial service providers who offer insurance to members, proper servicing of members and build better working relationships between the Union and the providers.

Who is the Provincial Secretary of SAMWU Mpumalanga?

SAMWU Mpumalanga Provincial Secretary, Sam Lekheleni will tomorrow (Thursday) at 8:10am be on Nkomazi FM re: salary and wage negotiations for municipal workers with SALGA. You can stream live the interview on the link below if out of coverage reach. Do tune in!

What was last round of wage negotiations with SAMWU?

Samwu has concluded the last round of salary wage negotiations with the employer body following many meetings since March. Workers are demanding a R2,500 or 7% salary increase with other benefits. However, the employer is offering 2.8%.