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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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SACTWU requests urgent meeting with Steinhoff
Press Release: ImmediateThe COSATU-affiliated, SA Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU), has taken note of the events currently unfolding within Steinhoff. We are deeply concerned about the implications of this...
SACTWU says hands off our women and children - Update
Press Alert: UpdateThousands of members of the  COSATU-affiliated Southern African Clothing & Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) will be forming human chains today, in support of the “16 Days of Activism...
SACTWU says hands off our women and children
Media Alert : ImmediateThousands of members of the  COSATU-affiliated Southern African Clothing & Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) will be forming human chains tomorrow, in support of the “16 Days of...
How H&M and Zara have riled union Sactwu
Financialmail Article: How H&M and Zara have riled union SactwuUnion fears international outlets are selling to SA at low prices based on preferential EU import duties Author : Ann Crotty Link :...
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