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                                     Welcome to SACTWU

The Southern African Clothing & Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) is the largest trade union in the clothing, textile, leather  and footwear industry in South Africa and globally, with just more than 85 000 members as at the end of February 2013. This allows Sactwu to represent members more effectively. We negotiate wages for the vast majority of workers in the clothing, textile and leather industry, and our agreements cover more than 100 000 workers.       Read More....


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Violet Seboni Memorial Lecture by Ebrahim Patel, Minister of Economic Development
Date: 25 August 2014 Press Release: Immediate  The Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU), one of the COSATU-affiliates,  today held a Memorial Lecture in honour of our late Deputy President...
Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel to deliver Violet Memorial Lecture
Date: 22 August 2014 Media invite: immediate Minister of Economic Development, Ebrahim Patel, will deliver the Violet Seboni Inaugural Memorial lecture in Gauteng. Violet Seboni is the late Deputy President of SACTWU...
SACTWU settles four week cotton textile national wage strike
DATE: 19 AUGUST 2014 MEDIA RELEASE: IMMEDIATE We refer to our media release of 14 August 2014 (for ease of reference it is copied below) and provide the following update: Our 3000...
SACTWU update on clothing wage dispute
DATE: 15 AUGUST 2014 MEDIA RELEASE: IMMEDIATE We refer to our previous media statements relating the wage dispute in the clothing industry (for ease of reference it is reproduced below):   In our...

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