samwu thumb medium80 78AFP reports that the SA Municipal Workers’ Union (Samwu) on Thursday confirmed that the City of Joburg had put a wage offer on the table to end the salary impasse between its waste-management company, Pikitup, and its workers.  

Samwu’s regional secretary, Meisie Sekaledi, said shop stewards were currently communicating the offer with their members at Pikitup depots to get their feedback.  Sekaledi said the members’ feedback would be presented to Pikitup later on Thursday afternoon at the CCMA.  A month-long strike came to an end on Saturday night after the City and Samwu reached an agreement in terms of which further negotiations commenced on Monday to Wednesday under the auspices of the CCMA to conclude pay parities at the entity.

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