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SACTWU settles General Goods and Handbags Leather Sector negotiations PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 18 June 2012 12:02


PRESS RELEASE: IMMEDIATE

The Southern African Clothing & Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) has settled its 2012 wage negotiations for the General Goods & Handbags leather sector, late last week, at the third round of negotiations for this year.

The settlement was negotiated under the auspices of the National Bargaining Council for the Leather Manufacturing Industry of South Africa, on Thursday. A 7.5% wage increase was agreed to, with the Association of South African Manufacturers of Luggage, Handbags & General Goods, which is the organisation representing employers in the sector. The wage increase comes into effect nationally on 1 July 2012 and is effective for a one year period.
It covers 83 factories in the sector, employing approximately 2000 workers.

Issued by
Andre Kriel
SACTWU
General Secretary

If further comment is required, kindly contact SACTWU’s National Negotiator for the GGH sector, Jane Kastoor on contact phone number 0214474570.