Entries by Anja Muller-Deibicht

IMATU CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL NURSES DAY

The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) will join South Africans in celebrating International Nurses Day on 12 May 2013. “IMATU represents nurses and midwives in the municipal sector and tomorrow represents a chance to celebrate these healthcare practitioners and the contributions they make to our health sector on a daily basis,” said IMATU […]

IMATU REAFFIRMS ITS POLITICAL INDEPENDENCE

During its National Executive Council (NEC) meeting, held this week in Pretoria, the Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) reaffirmed the union’s commitment to remain politically independent. IMATU’s NEC representatives are elected by the union’s regional structures and are responsible for providing strong leadership and guiding the union through South Africa’s often challenging socio-political […]

IMATU ACCEPTS FACILITATOR’S WAGE CURVE PROPOSAL IN PRINCIPLE

The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) has, in principle, accepted the Facilitator’s Proposal on the Wage Curve Dispute. The union’s National Executive Council ratified this decision today at their structural meeting after receiving a mandate to do so from IMATU’s Regional structures and members. “It is important for members to note that the […]

IMATU ENSURES JOB SECURITY IN THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT SECTOR

The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) is pleased to confirm that it has eliminated fixed term contract (FTC) employment in the Local Government sector. On Friday, 12 April 2013, the Johannesburg Labour Court delivered a judgment in the long standing Fixed Term Contract Dispute in IMATU’s favour. “Judge van Niekerk dismissed the application […]

IMATU CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) will join both our local and international communities in celebrating International Women’s Day tomorrow, 08 March 2013. “The global theme for International Women’s Day 2013 is The Gender Agenda: Gaining Momentum. In line with this theme, IMATU remains committed to the creation and better enhancement of women’s […]

IMATU DISAPPOINTED WITH 8% ELECTRICITY INCREASE

The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) is disappointed by the National Energy Regulator South Africa’s (NERSA) decision to grant ESKOM an 8% increase in electricity prices in each of the next 5 years. “Eskom originally asked for a staggering 16% increase in electricity prices per year for the next 5 years. While NERSA […]