Complaints to Military Ombudsman pass the 500 mark

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More legal success for Sandu

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Judgment reserved in soldiers’ case

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Erika Gibson Column: The battle of the admirals

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SANDF's Western Cape Regional Organiser, Tium Flack, included in the M&G's list of "Top 200 Young South Africans 2014”

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SANDF becoming an “armed welfare service”

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Denel Land Systems delivers ambulances to SANDF

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Too little money for soldiers’ salaries

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Hanlie gesels met Pikkie Greeff

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Hofbevel maak unie, Pikkie stil

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Suspended SAAF officer institutes libel action against Justice Minister

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Union Buildings protest trial still dragging on

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Exclusive: South African military in 'critical decline', review says

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Erika Gibson Column: The SANDF’s maritime dilemma

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SANDF deploys 12,000 soldiers to Madiba's funeral in Qunu

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SAAF struggles to justify Wings and Wheels show cancellation

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Soldiers of the North West province:

Mass meeting by SANDU at Zeerust on 15 May 2014 at 10:00.

See you there, hear the truth!

Please keep on praying for our soldiers.

 

MEDIA STATEMENT BY THE SA NATIONAL DEFENCE UNION
SANDF HQ, Pretoria, Friday, 26 September 2014

SANDU’s REACTION TO JUDGEMENT  IN THE HIGH COURT CASE OF THE SANDF vs DWENGA (HIV DISCRIMINATION)

SANDU is extremely delighted at the judgement handed down in the Northern Gauteng High Court, earlier today, in which the Court ordered that the 3 soldiers, who were unfairly discriminated against, due to their HIV+ status, be offered new contracts of employment on the same terms and conditions as they had previously enjoyed.

The court also specifically berated the SANDF’s pettiness to defend this matter in court as “frivolous and vexatious”, consequently justifying the award of a punitive costs order against the SANDF.

This case represents a victory against unfair discrimination based on HIV status and clearly illustrates the SANDF’s intransigence with regards to the constitutional rights of all soldiers.

It remains a disgrace that soldiers, in this day and age, are still compelled to seek the assistance of the Law Courts in a simple matter such as this, where the command structure of the SANDF blatantly disrespects the Constitution of the Republic of SA.

SANDU believes that it is high time for individual senior officials within the Department of Defence be held responsible, in their personal capacity, for wasting not only the court’s time, but also the taxpayers’ money.

By prosecuting such senior officials for, inter alia, wasteful expenditure, this type of unnecessary fiasco won’t happen again.

Adv JG (Pikkie) GREEFF
NATIONAL SECRETARY: SANDU


BREAKING NEWS: NEW AND EXISTING SANDU MEMBERS CAN NOW PAY MEMBERSHIP FEES VIA DEBIT ORDER FROM YOUR BANK ACCOUNT!

SANDU is proud to bring the soldiers of the SANDF a new membership initiative! All members, including those wanting to join South Africa's biggest Military Trade Union SANDU, can now pay membership fees BY DEBIT ORDER!

The fees are broken down as follows:

R26 administration fee (once off).

R85 pm thereafter.

Benefits of joining SANDU and paying membership fees via debit order are as follows:

  1. Your membership deductions are taken from your bank account and no longer from your salary via the SANDF.
  2. You become an exclusive Soldiers Legal Guard (SLG) members. This benefit covers the legal costs and expenses of all SANDU members, should you require a lawyer to represent you in litigation proceedings.
  3. As a SANDU member you now have the benefit of professional, countrywide, debt negotiators who will restructure affordable lower payments to your creditors, leaving you with enough money to pay for your everyday essential living expenses. No more aggressive phone calls from credit departments, no more lost income due to unlawful Emolument Attachment Orders (garnishing orders). No more sleepless nights wondering what will happen to your family when you are not there. This means you will become financially independent the smart way and earn the respect of others. Our highly trained professionals will help you manage your creditors and plan your future. You can enjoy the full protection of the law within 5 working days after a short consultation with our experienced and accredited professionals.

Please note that, along with the SANDU Debit Order form, a SANDU Membership application form MUST be filled in by new SANDU applicants.

Current SANDU members may now switch to the debit order system by indicating at the bottom of the debit order form that they wish to do so.

Membership application and debit order forms can be downloaded here.

DONT DELAY! JOIN SANDU TODAY! THERE ARE SO MANY WAYS WE CAN HELP YOU!