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IMATU WELCOMES INTEREST RATE CUT

The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) welcomes the decision of the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), Lesetja Kganyago, to reduce the current repo rate from 7% to 6.75%. “While we welcome the Monetary Policy Committee’s decision to reduce interest rates, this decision will not in and of itself stimulate growth […]

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IMATU CELEBRATES MANDELA DAY

“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 to be one of many organisations donating 67 minutes of our time or resources to make a difference in the lives of others. As a union representing local government employees throughout South Africa, we ensure that all of our Regional Offices take part in this special day and contribute towards positive change within their communities,” explained IMATU General Secretary, Johan Koen.

IMATU SUPPORTS KNYSNA DISASTER RELIEF EFFORTS

So many South Africans have been directly and indirectly affected…

NATIONAL SHORT TERM RECRUITMENT CAMPAIGN (1 JULY - 31 AUGUST 2017)

The second National Short Term Recruitment Campaign of 2017 will take place from 1 March – 30 April 2017. During this period, Regions will be required to pay recruiters the increased recruitment incentive referred to below for each individual recruited. The campaign will not be limited to recruitment by shop stewards and ordinary members must be encouraged to participate as well.

EID MUBARAK

We wish to extend warm wishes to all our Muslim members and their…
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IMATU COMMENTS ON THE AUDITOR GENERAL’S REPORT

The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) is extremely disappointed by the lack of improvement displayed by municipalities, in the 2015-16 local government audit outcomes report, released earlier today

IMATU COMMEMORATES YOUTH DAY

IMATU will join fellow South Africans tomorrow in commemorating…

IMATU SAYS NO TO GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

On 10 June 2017, eThekwini Shop Stewards attended the Social…

IMATU WELCOMES THE UMZUMBE BRANCH

Our President, Stanley Khoza, recently visited members in Umzumbe,…

THE IMATU GOLF SHIRT FOR EVERY MEMBER PROJECT IS UNDERWAY!

Every IMATU member will receive a new IMATU golf shirt, but please…

IMATU MONITORS FIRE FIGHTING EFFORTS IN KNYSNA

Our thoughts are with the Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Disaster…

IMATU WELCOMES THE NEW EASTERN CAPE REGIONAL MANAGER

Mr Vusumuzi Churchill Mothapo, known by colleagues and union…

IMATU MONITORS RESTRUCTURING IN CAPE TOWN

In September 2016, the Independent Municipal and Allied Trade…

IMATU CELEBRATES WORKERS' DAY

IMATU will be joining both our local and international communities…

IMATU CELEBRATES FREEDOM DAY

IMATU will join together with our fellow South Africans to celebrate…

HAPPY EASTER

IMATU would like to take this opportunity to wish all our Christian…

IMATU ATTENDS THE 3RD PRESIDENTIAL LOCAL GOVERNMENT SUMMIT

IMATU is participating in the 3rd Presidential Local Government…

IMATU COMMENTS ON SOUTH AFRICA’S SOVEREIGN CREDIT RATING DOWNGRADE

The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) is deeply…

NATIONAL SHORT TERM RECRUITMENT CAMPAIGN (1 March – 30 April 2017)

The first National Short Term Recruitment Campaign of 2017 will…

THANK YOU TO OUR EMS AND DMS MEMBERS

IMATU would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our…

IMATU COMMENTS ON THE 2017 NATIONAL BUDGET

The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) is pleased…
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SALARY AND WAGE INCREASE 2017-2018

The salary increase for 2017-2018 will be made up of the average…

IMATU COMMENTS ON SONA

Following the delivery of last night’s State of the Nation…

IMATU SUPPORTS THE SANDLA HEALING CENTRE

Staff members from the Mpumalanga Regional Office recently visited…

OBITUARY: Pieter Johan Van Blommestein (19 November 1958 - 11 January 2017)

(B.J. Koen and S.A. Gray on behalf of the IMATU President, National…