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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
105 000 members as at the end of August 2017.

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 88%, 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, and associated sectors
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The Worker History Project Link: https://sactwulifehistory.squarespace.com/ SACTWU’s Worker History Project was launched in mid-January 2008.With this Project, we intend to enrich the history of... **Latest Update** ** The 2019 Bursary Application forms are now available for download at the following link : - 2019 Bursary From Downloads -   Apply now to avaid dissapointment!   **Latest Update**
 
SACTWU members at Ngwenya Lodge on strike
On Friday 11 October 2019, the COSATU-affiliated Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) commenced a protected strike at Ngwenya Lodge in Komatipoort in Mpumalanga. Our members are on...
SACTWU REJECTS TREASURY’S NEW ECONOMIC DOCUMENT
29 AUGUST 2019   MEDIA RELEASE: IMMEDIATE   SACTWU REJECTS TREASURY’S NEW ECONOMIC DOCUMENT   The COSATU-affiliated Southern African Clothing & Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) is alarmed at Treasury’s newly issued economic growth document proposals.   In...
SPRINGBOKS TO RECEIVE NEW LOCALLY MANUFACTURED WORLD CUP BLAZER
Date: 14 August 2019   Media Alert: Immediate   SPRINGBOKS TO RECEIVE NEW LOCALLY MANUFACTURED WORLD CUP BLAZER   The Rugby World Cup is coming!   The COSATU-affiliated Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU), the House...
Proudly South African and SACTWU respond to imported formal suits worn by Bafana Bafana en route to
PRESS STATEMENT ATTENTION: NEWS, BUSINESS & SPORTS EDITORS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: 16 JULY, 2019   Proudly South African and SACTWU respond to imported formal suits worn by Bafana Bafana en route to and from...
YOUTH MONTH: SACTWU Matric Winter School 2019
Date: 18th June 2019   Press Release: Immediate   YOUTH MONTH: SACTWU Matric Winter School 2019   June is “Youth Month” in South Africa.   As part of its youth empowerment programme, SACTWU runs an annual Matric Winter...
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