Entries by Anja Muller-Deibicht

IMATU WELCOMES INTEREST RATE CUT

The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) welcomes the decision of the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), Lesetja Kganyago, to reduce the current repo rate from 7% to 6.75%. “While we welcome the Monetary Policy Committee’s decision to reduce interest rates, this decision will not in and of itself stimulate growth […]

IMATU CELEBRATES MANDELA DAY

“Each year we are reminded of the 67 years of his life that the late Nelson Mandela gave fighting for the rights of humanity, equality, justice and democracy all South Africans enjoy today. We are pleased to be one of many organisations donating 67 minutes of our time or resources to make a difference in the lives of others. As a union representing local government employees throughout South Africa, we ensure that all of our Regional Offices take part in this special day and contribute towards positive change within their communities,” explained IMATU General Secretary, Johan Koen.

IMATU SUPPORTS KNYSNA DISASTER RELIEF EFFORTS

So many South Africans have been directly and indirectly affected by the devastating fires that tore through the Knysna-Plett and surrounding areas last month. IMATU was deeply saddened to learn of the deaths and serious injuries sustained by firefighters, volunteers and members of the community. As a union representing municipal employees, including firefighters and emergency […]

NATIONAL SHORT TERM RECRUITMENT CAMPAIGN (1 JULY – 31 AUGUST 2017)

The second National Short Term Recruitment Campaign of 2017 will take place from 1 March – 30 April 2017.
During this period, Regions will be required to pay recruiters the increased recruitment incentive referred to below for each individual recruited. The campaign will not be limited to recruitment by shop stewards and ordinary members must be encouraged to participate as well.

IMATU COMMEMORATES YOUTH DAY

IMATU will join fellow South Africans tomorrow in commemorating Youth Day. As a union we remember the huge sacrifices that were made by South Africa’s young people to bring about the much needed changes to the Apartheid education system. We acknowledge the sacrifices made and are committed to realizing a better life for our young […]

IMATU SAYS NO TO GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

On 10 June 2017, eThekwini Shop Stewards attended the Social Cohesion Conference at the Durban ICC. Female Shop Stewards attended the Female to Female Social Cohesion discussion and breakfast during the morning session and Male Shop Stewards, led by our President: Stanley Khoza, attended the Male To Male Social Cohesion session later that same afternoon. […]

THE IMATU GOLF SHIRT FOR EVERY MEMBER PROJECT IS UNDERWAY!

Every IMATU member will receive a new IMATU golf shirt, but please note that due to the volume of units being manufactured, delivery and distribution times will vary. Members will be notified by their Regional Office of collection and distribution plans once all the golf shirts have been delivered. Production is expected to be completed […]