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Please keep on praying for our soldiers.

MEDIA STATEMENT BY THE SA NATIONAL DEFENCE UNION
SANDU HQ, Pretoria, Tuesday, 24 May 2016

SANDU‘s REACTION TO THE SANDF’s RECALL TO DUTY OF THE “UNION BUILDINGS” MEMBERS ON SPECIAL LEAVE

SANDU welcomes the massive climb-down by the chief of the SANDF, on recalling to duty the so-called special leave members from the 2009 Union Buildings incident.

SANDU's lawyers demanded the recalling of the members last week. Therefore, fact that the SANDF chose to ignore the legal correspondence in this matter, speaks volumes about the integrity of the SANDF management.

The fact is that, the SANDF under General Shoke, had for 80 months perpetuated an unlawful and malicious campaign of attempts to fire the soldiers. Twice, the SANDF lost in the SCA. In sheer desperation, the SANDF refused to trial these soldiers in a military court, as the rights of every soldiers dictates.

SANDU had always demanded a military trial, which the Ministry had consistently refused to consent to. Apparently fair trials and constitutional rights are not that important to SA government officials.

We salute all our special leave members.

We also demand that:

Shoke apologises to all special leave members and their families;
Shoke apologises to South Africa for spending R570m of taxpayers' money on this aborted attempt at saving political face;
And third, that Shoke tenders his resignation with immediate effect.

This complete climb-down by the SANDF simply justifies the 561 members bringing a massive law suit against the SANDF.

Adv JG (Pikkie) GREEFF
NATIONAL SECRETARY: SANDU

IMPORTANT NEWS!!

Were you found not guilty in the Heidelberg trial for the Union Buildings incident of 2009?

Were you involved in the PI at Zeerust for the same case but then had the charges against you withdrawn?

If you fall into any of these 2 categories, SANDU can assist you in suing the Department of Defence for damages to your career.

All you have to do is print the attached questionnaire, fill in all the details, and FAX it to our head office at 012 344 1705 or scan and mail the completed document to sandulegal@gmail.com

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!