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IMATU CELEBRATES YOUTH DAY

IMATU joins South Africans in commemorating Youth Day today. The 16 June 1976 Uprising that began in Soweto and spread countrywide profoundly changed the socio-political landscape of South Africa. This day serves to honour the courage of those who lost their lives in the struggle for equal education. We remember the sacrifices made as we […]

IMATU CONGRATULATES CAPE TOWN'S FIRST FEMALE FIRE AND RESCUE DISTRICT HEAD

IMATU was very proud to learn that Ms Arlene Wehr has been appointed the first female operations manager in Cape Town's fire and rescue service. This role will involve the oversight and management of crucial fire stations such as Cape Town, Sea Point, Salt River, Epping, Brooklyn, Hout Bay, Constantia and Wynberg.

MFMA MUNICIPAL COST CONTAINMENT REGULATIONS

The Minister of Finance has issued municipal cost containment regulations (Gazette Notice No. 42514 – 7 June 2019). The regulations are issued in terms of section 168 (1) of the Local Government Municipal Finance Management Act 56 of 2003 (MFMA).

EID MUBARAK

Our Muslim members and colleagues will be celebrating Eid-Ul-Fitr…

IMATU IS OPTIMISTIC AFTER COGTA MINISTERIAL APPOINTMENTS

The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) welcomes the appointment of Dr Dlamini-Zuma to the position of the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs.

RAMADAN MUBARAK

The auspicious month of Ramadan start next week. We wish…

IMATU CELEBRATES WORKER'S DAY

1 May 2019 marks International Worker's Day! IMATU joins…

IMATU CONCERNED AHEAD OF YET ANOTHER PETROL PRICE INCREASE

The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU)…

IMATU CELEBRATES FREEDOM DAY

IMATU joins all South Africans in celebration Freedom…

IMATU SENDS CONDOLENCES TO THOSE AFFECTED BY THE FLOODS

Our thoughts, prayers and sincere condolences go out to…

HAPPY EASTER IMATU MEMBERS

IMATU wishes all our members a restful Easter long weekend.…

IMATU CALLS FOR MUNICIPAL WORKER SAFETY IN MATLOSANA

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.

ATTENTION KOPANONG MUNICIPALITY MEMBERS AND SHOP STEWARDS!

As part of the Free State Presidential Tour, the IMATU President:…

IMATU DISAPPOINTED BY MPC MISSED OPPORTUNITY

The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU)…

IMATU CONCERNED BY INSUFFICIENT INFRASTRUCTURE SPEND

The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU)…
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IMATU MOTIVATES FOR AN INTEREST RATE CUT

The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU)…

IMATU COMES TO THE ASSISTANCE OF THE VULNERABLE IN MAKANA MUNICIPALITY

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

IMATU OPPOSES RETRENCHMENTS AT INKOSI LANGALIBALELE MUNICIPALITY

The Independent Municipal and Allied Workers Union (IMATU) will…

IMATU CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMAN'S DAY

Today marks International Women's Day and we would like to take…

IMATU COMMENTS ON SONA

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

SPECIAL RECRUITMENT CAMPAIGN (1 March – 30 April 2019)

As you will recall from Circular 2 of 2019, Regional Managers…

IMATU HALTS RETRENCHMENT PROCESS AT INKOSI LANGALIBALELE MUNICIPALITY

The Independent Municipal and Allied Workers Union (IMATU) met…

IMATU OPPOSES MASS RETRENCHMENT AT INKOSI LANGALIBALELE MUNICIPALITY

The Independent Municipal and Allied Workers Union (IMATU) will…

NATIONAL SHOP STEWARD RECRUITMENT CAMPAIGN (1 FEBRUARY – 30 NOVEMBER 2019)

As part of the National Recruitment and Retention Strategy this…

CITY OF TSHWANE REFUSES TO PAY PENSIONERS POST-RETIREMENT MEDICAL AID CONTRIBUTIONS

The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade (IMATU) is appalled…