Entries by Jenny Pohl

MFMA MUNICIPAL COST CONTAINMENT REGULATIONS

The Minister of Finance has issued municipal cost containment regulations (Gazette Notice No. 42514 – 7 June 2019). The regulations are issued in terms of section 168 (1) of the Local Government Municipal Finance Management Act 56 of 2003 (MFMA). The regulations, which affect all municipalities and municipal entities and apply to officials and political […]

EID MUBARAK

Our Muslim members and colleagues will be celebrating Eid-Ul-Fitr this week. We wish to extend warm wishes to all our Muslim members and their loved ones.

RAMADAN MUBARAK

The auspicious month of Ramadan start next week. We wish to take this opportunity to wish our Muslim colleagues a spiritually uplifting month.

IMATU CELEBRATES WORKER’S DAY

1 May 2019 marks International Worker’s Day! IMATU joins its members in recognising the important role workers played in the struggle to end Apartheid and the work they continue to do today to fight for equality, dignity and safety in the workplace. Our union continues to fight for progressive legislation and conditions of service that […]

IMATU CONCERNED AHEAD OF YET ANOTHER PETROL PRICE INCREASE

The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) is very concerned about the knock on effects the latest fuel price increase will have on its members and fellow South Africans. From 1 May 2019, the price of petrol will increase by 54 cents a litre, diesel will increase by 1c and illuminating paraffin will cost […]

IMATU CELEBRATES FREEDOM DAY

IMATU joins all South Africans in celebration Freedom Day! Today marks the commemoration of the first democratic elections held in South Africa on 27 April 1994.

IMATU SENDS CONDOLENCES TO THOSE AFFECTED BY THE FLOODS

Our thoughts, prayers and sincere condolences go out to all those affected by the devastating floods in KwaZulu Natal and the Eastern Cape this week. A special thank you is also extended to our members involved in emergency and relief efforts on the ground. The dedication and sacrifice you act out on a daily basis […]

HAPPY EASTER IMATU MEMBERS

IMATU wishes all our members a restful Easter long weekend. We hope those who are taking leave return safely and thank those members who are on duty and continue to serve the South African people.