Entries by Anja Muller-Deibicht

LABOUR RELATIONS TRAINING

Continuous staff training and development is part of IMATU’s commitment to render excellent service to our members. This week Regional Managers and Labour Relations Officers will be attending training in evidence and trial advocacy for disciplinary hearings and trials. Former Judge and Senior Council Ismail Hussain will lead this three day course, equipping attendees with […]

IMATU ATTENDS SIGNING CEREMONY

Our President, Mr Stanley Khoza, will be attending the Salary and Wage Collective Agreement Signing Ceremony today. The multi-year Agreement will be in effect from 1 July 2018 – 30 June 2021. The Signing Ceremony will be followed by a joint media briefing. Date: Thursday, 23 August 2018 Time: 11h00 Venue: The President Hotel, 1 […]

UPDATE ON WAGE NEGOTIATIONS 2018/2019 (UPDATE 10/2018)

The arbitrator in IMATU’s wage interest arbitration, Mr Pat Stone, issued his arbitration award today. Please note that the arbitrator has ruled in IMATU’s favour. In terms of this ruling, the facilitator’s proposal must be implemented with the following amendment: The additional 0,5% increase, for employees earning R9000.00 or less, shall take effect on 1 […]

UPDATE ON WAGE NEGOTIATIONS 2018/2019 (UPDATE 9/2018)

The arbitration of IMATU’s dispute, before Mr Pat Stone, was concluded yesterday. Prior to the commencement of the arbitration, the parties held a pre-arbitration conference in order to agree on the facts and determine the terms of reference and powers of the arbitrator. During the pre-arbitration discussions, an opportunity emerged for the two trade unions […]

IMATU CELEBRATES MANDELA DAY

The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) will be joining fellow South Africans in celebrating Mandela Day tomorrow. “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, […]

UPDATE ON WAGE NEGOTIATIONS 2018/2019 (UPDATE 8/2018)

The conciliation of IMATU’s dispute was concluded yesterday. The matter remains unresolved and a certificate of non-resolution was issued. IMATU subsequently referred the matter for interest arbitration. The SALGBC had set down the matter for arbitration on 23 July 2018. By agreement, Mr Pat Stone has been appointed as the arbitrator. Regions will be updated […]

IMATU REFERS SALARY AND WAGE DISPUTE FOR ARBITRATION

Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union’s (IMATU) dispute on the deadlock in the salary and wage negotiations, which was previously referred for conciliation, was concluded today. The matter remains unresolved and a certificate of non-resolution was issued. As a result, IMATU has referred the matter for interest arbitration. The Conciliator indicated that while it was […]

IMATU ENDS NELSON MANDELA BAY METRO STRIKE

IMATU Nelson Mandela Bay Branch successfully negotiated a Long Service Bonus Settlement Agreement under the auspices of the CCMA on 21 June 2018. This agreement brings an end to a week-long, protected strike, led by IMATU. The Settlement Agreement was signed today at the Offices of the CCMA in Govan Mbeki Avenue, Port Elizabeth. Viva […]

EID MESSAGE

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.