Independent Municipal & Allied Trade Union
The Independent Municipal & Allied Trade Union (IMATU) is a trade union in South Africa. It has a membership of 80,000 and is the largest politically independent trade union in the local government sector.
|Full name||Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union|
|Founded||8 March 1996|
|Key people||Johan Koen, General Secretary|
|Office location||Pretoria, South Africa|
The Union was founded in 8 March 1996, with the merger of five unions:
- Durban Municipal Employees' Association
- Johannesburg Municipal Employees' Association
- National Union of Employees of Local Authorities
- South African Association of Municipal Employees
- South African Local Authorities and Allied Workers' Union
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