Cotton workers to protest in support of living wage demands Print
Thursday, 07 August 2014 11:38

Press Alert: Immediate

Date: 07 August 2014

Approximately 1 500 striking SACTWU textile members will take to the streets tomorrow to highlight  their living wage demand. We are demanding 10% but employers represented by the South African Cotton & Textile Processing Employers ‘ Association (SACTPEA) are offering 7.5% total package.

The details of the protest is as follows:

Date:   Friday  08 August 2014

Time:    10 am

City: Durban

Route: Workers will gather at Dinizulu Park and march through Prixley Ka Seme Street (old West Street), a memorandum will then be handed over at the Durban City Hall to a representative of SACTPEA, at approximately 12h00.

Members of the media are invited to cover the protest.

For further practical information contact SACTWU’s National Bargaining Officer Vilina Membinkosi on 0764487800.

Issued By

Andre Kriel

General Secretary