The South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) has not been able to consistently pay salaries to its staff since August last year.
The union's new leadership has admitted that it is insolvent.
Eyewitness News reporter Theto Mahlakoana says this is a moment of truth for the organisation.
They have been denying that they are insolvent for the longest time.— Theto Mahlakoana, Reporter - Eyewitness News
They denied they had taken a loan from VBS bank and not paid it back.— Theto Mahlakoana, Reporter - Eyewitness News
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