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SACTWU Settles 2012 Good Hope Sales wage negotiations PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 17 April 2012 09:47


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The Southern African Clothing & Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) has settled its 2012 wage negotiations for Goodhope Sales’ fifty five South African stores. The agreement was reached after the union had declared a dispute, which resulted in a union-conducted settlement secret ballot. Voting in the ballot commenced on 5 April 2012 and was finalised on 10 April 2012.  A total of 274 workers participated in the ballot, of which 228 (83%) voted in favour of a settlement and 46 (17%) voted for strike action. The agreed wage increases vary between 6% and 10.5%, with the average package settlement being  8% nationally, backdated to 1 March 2012. This is 2% more than the headline CPI of 6.1% as at the end of February 2012.  The settlement includes improvements in long service bonuses and paternity leave.

Issued by
Andre Kriel
SACTWU
General Secretary

If further comment is required, kindly contact SACTWU’s Goodhope Sales Negotiator, Jane Kastoor, on phone number 021 4474570 or email address This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .