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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 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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Latest News

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SACTWU settles wage negotiations in Woven and Crochet textile sector
Media release: Immediate The COSATU-affiliated Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) has settled its 2016 wage negotiations for the Woven and Crochet Textile sector. Workers will receive a 10%...
Ebrahim Patel to address  the launch of Johnny Copelyn’s Book
PRESS ALERT: IMMEDIATE The Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) and Picador Africa will launch Johnny Copelyn’s new book: Maverick Insider A struggle for union independence in a time...
SACTWU welcomes high court’s  dismissal of Free Market Foundation’s case
Press Release: Immediate The COSATU-affiliated Southern African Clothing & Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) welcomes the High Court’s (Gauteng Division) dismissal of the Free Market Foundation’s (FMF)  application to declare Section 32...
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...
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Upcoming Events

Wed Jun 01 - Fri Jun 03
National Executive Meeting



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