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samwu thumb medium80 78BusinessLive reports that the SA Municipal Workers’ Union (Samwu) says it supports the motion of no confidence in Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba that was tabled by the ANC Johannesburg region on Wednesday.  

In a statement on Friday‚ Samwu called on all political parties to vote in support of the motion to remove Mashaba from office.  The union accused Mashaba of violating the rights of municipal workers‚ collapsing crucial city services and failing to provide leadership for the people of Johannesburg.  The motion of no confidence vote is set for the council meeting on 26 & 27 September 2017.  Mashaba has been on anti-corruption drive since he came into office last year, with several employees having been arrested.


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