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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 […]

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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.

IMATU ENDS NELSON MANDELA BAY METRO STRIKE

IMATU Nelson Mandela Bay Branch successfully negotiated a Long…

EID MESSAGE

Our Muslim members and colleagues will be celebrating Eid-Ul-Fitr…
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WAGE NEGOTIATIONS 2018/2019: (FEEDBACK REPORT NO 7/2018)

The 6th round of wage negotiations for the 2018/2019 financial year, as well as wage curve negotiations took place on 7 June 2018, in Boksburg, under the auspices of the facilitator, Mr Moe Ally.
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IMATU TO DECLARE DISPUTE AFTER WAGE NEGOTIATIONS DEADLOCK

The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) is declaring a dispute after the local government salary and wage negotiations deadlocked today. Salary and wage negotiations deadlocked after the Facilitator was unable to get all parties to accept the Facilitator’s Proposal. IMATU and SALGA had previously accepted the Facilitator’s Proposal.
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IMATU TO CONSULT MEMBERS ON FACILITATOR’S PROPOSAL

The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) received the Facilitator’s Proposal yesterday, after the conclusion of the fourth and final round of salary and wage negotiations in Durban. It should be noted that the Facilitator’s Proposal is not binding, all parties to the negations must formally accept the Proposal in order for the Agreement to be recognised.
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IMATU AWAITS FACILITATORS SALARY AND WAGE PROPOSAL

“Currently the South African Local Government Association (SALGA) is proposing a three year wage agreement, starting with a 6.6% across the board increase in year one, followed by a percentage increase equal to the projected annual Consumer Price Index (CPI) plus 1% in years two and three respectively. We are however standing firm on our demand for an 8% across the board salary increase in the first year, followed by CPI plus 2.25% in year two and CPI plus 2% in year three, should a multiyear agreement be considered,” explained IMATU General Secretary, Johan Koen

IMATU CONGRATULATES NICKY NEAL

A hearty congratulations goes out to Nicky Neal and her fellow…

IMATU CELEBRATES HUMAN RIGHTS DAY

IMATU will join fellow South Africans tomorrow in commemorating…

LEGAL TRAINING TAKES PLACE AT THE NATIONAL OFFICE

This week our Regional Managers and Labour Relations Officers…
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WAGE NEGOTIATIONS 2018/2019: (FEEDBACK REPORT NO 3)

The third round of the wage negotiations, and wage curve negotiations…

IMATU CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

IMATU will join together with our international counterparts…

IMATU WELCOMES NEW MINISTERIAL APPOINTMENTS AT COGTA

The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) welcomes the appointment of Dr Zweli Mkhize to the position of the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs. “We are very pleased that President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Dr Zweli Mkhize to the position of Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs. Minister Mkhize brings with him a wealth of knowledge, experience and leadership that he has accumulated in his various roles as a medical doctor, chairperson, MEC, Provincial Premier, university chancellor and most recently the Treasurer General of the African National Congress (ANC). We are hopeful that these skills combined with a commitment to public service will be translated into effective and sustainable service delivery in the local government sector, ” commented IMATU General Secretary, Johan Koen.

IMATU COMMENTS ON THE 2018 NATIONAL BUDGET

The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) remains…

IMATU CONGRATULATES NEWLY ELECTED PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA

The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) would…
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WAGE NEGOTIATIONS 2018/2019 (FEEDBACK REPORT NO 2)

The second round of wage negotiations for the 2018/2019 financial…

IMATU EXTENDS CONDOLENCES TO THE COLLEAGUES AND FAMILIES OF FALLEN JMPD OFFICERS

IMATU is deeply saddened by the news of the deaths of two JMPD…

IMATU FACILITATES DURBAN ICC RECOGNITION AGREEMENT

Our President: Mr Stanley Khoza and DURBAN ICC Chief Executive…
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2018 IMATU/LA HEALTH/DISCOVERY BURSARY SCHEME

It is with great pleasure that we are able to announce the continuation…

CONGRATULATIONS MALERATO SEABO

A big congratulations to our very own Malerato Seabo from the…

IMATU SUPPORTS DROUGHT RELIEF EFFORTS IN BEAUFORT WEST

The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) will…
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FEEDBACK REPORT ON WAGE NEGOTIATIONS, WAGE CURVE NEGOTIATIONS AND RETIREMENT FUND RESTRUCTURING NEGOTIATIONS

A 4 day session of negotiations were scheduled for 4-7 December…
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IMATU HEADS INTO THE FIRST ROUND OF WAGE NEGOTIATIONS

The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) has…

IMATU COMMEMORATES WORLD AIDS DAY

World AIDS Day takes place on the 1st December each year.…