Kaunda says eThekwini would need more money for SAMWU demands

According to Kaunda, eThekwini would require more funding to meet SAMWU’s demands.

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On Wednesday, hundreds of workers demonstrated in the city center.

Performance bonuses, more work space, and security are what the union wants, according to Xolani Dube, the regional secretary.

They also want cleaners to be hired, he claims.

READ: Samwu strike is deemed “unauthorised” by eThekwini.

The senseless killing of workers was one of the issues we brought up in our petition.

You are aware that in just one fiscal year, more than ten employers have perished, alarming us as employees who must render services to rate people.

” The municipality of the employer has a responsibility to provide safety if we are not safe at work.”

The Expanded Public Works and Public Employment programs ‘ employees are currently being paid more, according to Mayor Mxolisi Kaunda, who also claims that they are working to increase their budgets.

On Thursday, he spoke in KwaMashu.

The funding for neighborhood projects is included in the national treasury’s approvals. Programs for public employment are also related to that grant.

We are still negotiating because we initially anticipated the project to cost R200 million but instead received R130 million, so we still need more money.” That is R32 million that has been issued, which may take us until December.

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