Joint media briefing with SAMWU and IMATU to provide details on the municipal wage agreement

The South African Local Government Association (SALGA) National Executive Committee (NEC) will dedicate the better part of this week in the Free State where it plans to engage with local municipalities on challenges currently being faced by local government. Further to these engagements, the President of SALGA, Cllr Parks Tau will be signing the much anticipated multi three-year municipal wage collective agreement between SALGA, SAMWU and IMATU.


The President of SALGA, Cllr Parks Tau, invites members of the media to a joint media briefing by SALGA, SAMWU and IMATU in Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality, Bloemfontein.


Details of the briefing are as follows:


Date: Thursday, 23 August 2018

Time: 11h00

Venue: The President Hotel, 1 Union Ave, Bloemfontein Central, Bloemfontein, 9301


The schedule of the municipal engagements is as follows:

Day 1; Wednesday, 22 August, Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality, Bloemfontein

Engagement Time
SALGA National Executive Committee 9h00 – 13h00
SALGA NEC meets Free State Provincial Executive Committee 14h00 – 15h00
SALGA and Mangaung Metro 15h00 – 17h00


Day 2; Thursday, 23 August, Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality, Bloemfontein

Engagement Time
SALGA, SAMWU & IMATU: Joint Media Briefing  on the Collective Agreement 11h00
SALGA NEC engages with Xhariep District Municipalities, together with its local municipalities as well as Maluti-a- Phofung municipality. 13h00



Members of the media who wish to attend the joint media briefing are urged to RSVP to  or