Sapwu's strength rests on two pillars; the union's unwavering commitment to its affiliation "Unity is Strength" and its members' commitment to improving the welfare of all employees employed in the postal sector irrespective of race, gender, or seniority.
Sapawu branch committee members commit themselves to look after and represent members in all spheres of the Sapwu family.
Our union offers a comprehensive benefit to members, which include the following:
Representations for internal disciplinary hearings
Representations in grievance hearings
Representations at CCMA and Labour Court
Funeral Benefits ( Cover ) to the value of R 10,000-00
Bargaining on behalf of members
Representation at strategic company forums
Salary Increase of 7%
Collective bargaining on behalf of members
Salary Backdate to 1st April
Increase in transport allowance
Increase in housing subsidy
Job security ( 2013-14)
Reinstatement of accidental death cover
How do I become a member of SAPWU?
Every employee of the South African Postal Office can download the application form directly from our website. The procedure works as follows:
The Regional Executive Committee is responsible for deciding whether a specific person can become aSAPWU member or not.
1. Workers must apply for Union membership to the Branch Executive committee with jurisdiction over the area where they are employed.
2. The Branch Executive Committee may reject any application if it is of the opinion that the worker is not a fit and proper person to be a SAPWU member of the union.
3. If there is no functioning Branch Executive Committee then the application must be directly sent to the Regional Secretary / General Secretary.
SAPWU was specifically designed to work for our employees, to strive for equality of all our members, yearly salary increases, job security and so much more. Contact SAPWU today for any further inquiries with regards to membership as well as the benefits we have to offer.
Our union has members in the Postal and Courier Industry with our main focus on establishing our self in the Postal Industry, specifically the Post Office