Sactwu settles in non-woven textiles sector Print
Thursday, 17 July 2014 10:23


Date: 16 July 2014

Press Release: Immediate
 

The COSATU-affiliated Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) has settled its 2014 wage negotiations in the non-woven textiles sector, after a dispute.  The settlement package is 7.75% covering wages and an improvement on annual bonus.

Approximately 1000 workers in 15 factories, nationally, will benefit from this increase. SACTWU’s final package demand was 8%.

The agreement was reached under the auspices of the National Textile Bargaining Council, between SACTWU and the National Textile Manufacturers’ Association (NTMA).

The Agreement has been signed by employers and the union on the 7th and 15th July 2014, respectively.
The increases will be backdated 1 July 2014.


Issued By
Andre Kriel
SACTWU
General Secretary.

If further information is required kindly contact SACTWU’s National Non-woven Sector Co-ordinator, Dennis Maluleka on 0845385844.