City of Tshwane staff morale low - Samwu

(We apologise for the poor sound quality of the audio clip.)

The South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) has raised concerns over the failing relationship between the Executive Mayor of the City of Tshwane and the City Manager.

The union says the said challenges have negatively impacted on administration and the City is gradually collapsing.

Speaking to Xolani Gwala, Samwu's regional secretary Mpho Tladinyane says the situation between the City manager and the mayor is getting worse.

That situation between the City manager and the Mayor is boiling down to affect the lower level staff members.

Mpho Tladinyane, SAMWU Regional Secretary

The environment which we are currently operating in very hostile. the moral of employees is very low because of what is happening in the City.

Mpho Tladinyane, SAMWU Regional Secretary

Listen to what the mayor and the city manager are fighting about here:


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
'If the languages are dying, our culture is dying and we will lose our identity'

'If the languages are dying, our culture is dying and we will lose our identity'

The Pan South African Language Board says government departments are failing to invoke the use of the Official Languages Act.

NSFAS to probe claims of unpaid funds causing students to resort to loan sharks

NSFAS to probe claims of unpaid funds causing students to resort to loan sharks

Students claim they have not received their NSFAS meal allowances and are forced to borrow from loan sharks to survive.

Questions raised over qualifications of Tshwane EMS Head

Questions raised over qualifications of Tshwane EMS Head

SAMWU members allege that EMS head Previn Govender misrepresented his credentials.

Samwu says municipalities need bigger cut of national budget

Samwu says municipalities need bigger cut of national budget

Samwu's Simon Mathe says municipalities can't deliver effective and efficient services with less than 9% of government spend.

Licensing department robberies deliberate with possible internal links: Msimanga

Licensing department robberies deliberate with possible internal links: Msimanga

Solly Msimanga spoke to Xolani about a spate of robberies at licensing departments, as well as the in-sourcing of security guards.

Samwu wants proper consultation on in-sourcing of security guards

Samwu wants proper consultation on in-sourcing of security guards

The South African Municipal Workers Union says they can't say if they are against the plan but labour unions must be consulted.

Popular articles
[LISTEN] The concept behind The Leonardo - Sandton's new skyscraper

[LISTEN] The concept behind The Leonardo - Sandton's new skyscraper

The Leonardo in Sandton may become the tallest building in Africa.

'Its not good enough to say you just found out that SA trains are never on time'

'Its not good enough to say you just found out that SA trains are never on time'

Eusebius McKaiser shares his views on president Cyril Ramaphosa's train expirience on Monday.

'The next Steinhoff is around the corner!'

'The next Steinhoff is around the corner!'

The Steinhoff-debacle happened while the world praised SA for its auditing standards. Bruce Whitfield interviews Dr Steven Firer.

Could IPPs solve the load shedding problem? Analyst disagrees

Could IPPs solve the load shedding problem? Analyst disagrees

Energy expert, activist and economic analyst Adil Nchabeleng says IPPs have not delivered what was promised.

Did you know? SA exports electricity to seven countries in Southern Africa

Did you know? SA exports electricity to seven countries in Southern Africa

Senior Researcher at Africa Check Kate Wilkinson shares their latest from their fact-finding missions.