The City of Cape Town and South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) have reached an interim agreement regarding a strike by firefighters about overtime pay.
More than 700 striking employees of the Rand West City Municipality are set to lose their jobs.
The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (Samwu) in Kimberley in the Northern Cape has warned that the Sol Plaatje Municipality’s repeated failure to table a damning report on the municipality’s affairs will have dire consequences.
The Mayor of Johannesburg Herman Mashaba and municipal unions, SAMWU and IMATU have signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at minimising strikes during labour disputes.
The City of Tshwane says it has incurred an estimated R500 million loss in costs due to last week’s unprotected strike by its employees.