The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade (IMATU) is dismayed to learn of an altercation between protesters and police that landed some IMATU members in hospital and others needing treatment for shock.
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As part of the Free State Presidential Tour, the IMATU President: Stanley Khoza, Deputy President: Keith Swanepoel, Free State Regional Manager: Paul Greyling and shop stewards met with the Acting Municipal Manager, Acting Chief Financial Officer and Councillor of the Kopanong Municipality. Amongst a number of matters discussed, IMATU raised the serious concern of third […]
The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) is disappointed by the Monetary Policy Committee’s (MPC) decision to keep interest rates on hold at 6.75%. IMATU believes that the Reserve Bank missed an opportunity to lower interest rates. Consumer Price Inflation (CPI) is presently recorded at 4.1%, falling below the 4.5% mid-point of the South […]
The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) is concerned by reports that municipalities are failing to spend allocated infrastructure grants. Minister of Finance, Mr Tito Mboweni, confirmed this week that 44 municipalities had their municipal infrastructure grants reallocated to other municipalities. Nelson Mandela Metro forfeited R29.4m from the grant on public networks while Ekurhuleni […]
The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) is calling for interest rate cuts ahead of the Monetary Policy Committee’s decision this Thursday. IMATU has submitted a motivation for the lowering of interest rates to South African Reserve Bank (SARB) Governor, Mr Lesetja Kganyago. IMATU believes that an opportunity exists for the Reserve Bank to […]
The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) is dismayed by the current water crisis in Makhanda and the ongoing suffering caused to community members. As part of its social responsibility programme, IMATU will be supplying drinking water to Home of Joy and McKaizer Old Age Home in Makhanda, as well as contributing to the […]
The Independent Municipal and Allied Workers Union (IMATU) will again meet with members of the Inkosi Langalibalele Municipality management team on Monday, 18 March 2019 at the Municipal Council Chambers. This engagement will be facilitated by the CCMA, discussions will relate to the financial status of the municipality and job security of employees. IMATU succeeded […]
Today marks International Women’s Day and we would like to take the opportunity to thank our strong, brave and dedicated female members. IMATU is very proud of our increasing female membership and are working hard towards maintaining 40% female representation across our shop steward and leadership structures. Thank you to the women of IMATU. Thank […]
The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) is in the process of reviewing President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) that was delivered last night. “IMATU members, like all South Africans, are concerned by escalating living costs, unemployment, economic challenges, infrastructure needs and the provision of basic services. We welcome the President’s […]
As you will recall from Circular 2 of 2019, Regional Managers were requested to budget for two National Short Term Recruitment Campaigns that would be rolled out during 2019. This circular serves as a reminder that the first Special Short Term Recruitment Campaign of 2019 will take place from 1 March – 30 April 2019. […]