Entries by Anja Muller-Deibicht

IMATU PUSHES FOR PAY AT THE WEST RAND MUNICIPALITY

Our President, Stanley Khoza, made a special visit to Gauteng this week, to engage with members at the West Rand Municipality yesterday. Municipal employees have not been paid salaries and third-party benefit contributions have been disrupted as a direct result of its dire financial situation. The West Rand Municipality invested approximately R70 million with the […]

IMATU OPPOSES MASS RETRENCHMENT AT INKOSI LANGALIBALELE MUNICIPALITY

The Independent Municipal and Allied Workers Union (IMATU) will oppose the Section 189A notice lodged by the Inkosi Langalibalele Municipality last week. “The Municipality currently employs 598 employees, but intends to retrench 248 of these employees next year. This is just the latest attempt by the Inkosi Langalibalele Municipality to reduce expenditure by downsizing municipal […]

IMATU COMMENDS FIRE FIGHTERS

IMATU would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all the fire fighters involved in fighting the fires raging in the Southern Cape. One blaze started in the Outeniqua mountains last week, moving towards George, while a separate fire broke out closer to Knynsa, where eight people tragically lost their lives. Our thoughts and […]

IMATU REJECTS MEDIOCRE FIRE FIGHTERS INCREASE

The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) has rejected a Facilitator’s Proposal relating to shift allowances for Fire and Rescue Services employees in the City of Cape Town. Negotiations between the City of Cape Town and organised labour, being conducted under the auspices of the South African Local Government Bargaining Council (SALGBC) deadlocked. Parties […]

IMATU SADDENED BY NEWS OF FIRE FIGHTER DEATH

IMATU is gravely saddened by the news that a firefighter has fallen to his death while trying to extinguish a fire at a government building in the Johannesburg CBD. We understand some firefighters are trapped on the top floor while others are still trying to extinguish the fire. IMATU is currently reaching out to its […]

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 […]