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SACTWU settles Carpet Textiles sector wage negotiations PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 02 July 2014 10:57


PRESS RELEASE: IMMEDIATE



The COSATU-affiliated Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) has settled its 2014 wage negotiations for the Carpets sector. A dispute was declared after the 3rd round and settlement was reached during conciliation which took place on 25th June 2014.

The settlement package is 7.75%  covering a wage increase and an improved service allowance. The Union’s settlement demand was 8%. Approximately 1000 workers from 4 factories, nationally, will benefit from this increase.

The settlement was reached under the auspices of the National Textile Bargaining Council.

Increase is effective from 1st July 2014

Issued By
Andre Kriel
SACTWU
General Secretary

If further comment is required kindly contact SACTWU’s National Carpets Sector Co-ordinator Delight Simelane on 0833785435.