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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 99 000 members as at the end of August 2015.

Sactwu was founded in September 1989, the result of a merger between South Africa’s key garment, textile and leather sector trade unions.

We have a trade union density of just over 85%, in our core sectors. This allows Sactwu to represent its members more effectively.

We negotiate wages and terms of conditions of employment for the vast majority of workers in the clothing, textile, leather and footwear industry 
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    T-Shirt orders for the "Racism Stops with me Campaign" can be placed by filling in the online Order form in the relevant links below OR by downloading the order from,... **Latest Update**
 
SACTWU welcomes National Orders Award for its late president
MEDIA RELEASE: IMMEDIATE The COSATU-affiliated Southern African Clothing & Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) is pleased that our  union’s late President, John Zikhali, had been awarded national honours yesterday. He was awarded  “The...
SACTWU calls for the lifting of South Peninsula High School Principal’s suspension
Press Release: Immediate The COSATU affiliated Southern African Clothing & Textile Workers' Union (SACTWU) is very disturbed about the suspension, by the Western Cape Education Department, of South Peninsula High School...
SACTWU hosts successful Bargaining Conference
PRESS RELEASE: IMMEDIATE The Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) held a successful National Bargaining Conference from 18-21 March 2016. The conference adopted a declaration, for a full copy of the...
Solly Mapaila to address the SACTWU National Bargaining Conference
IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   MEDIA INVITE   Solly Mapaila, SACP 2nd Deputy General Secretary to address the SACTWU National Bargaining Conference tomorrow   The COSATU-affiliated Southern African Clothing & Textile Workers’ Union’s...
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