Cotton workers to protest in support of living wage demands Print
Monday, 11 August 2014 16:26

Press Alert: Immediate

Date: 11 August 2014

Approximately 600 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:   Tuesday  12 August 2014

Time:    11 am

City: Cape Town, Durbanville

Route: Workers will gather in Minnie Road and march into Edward street, a memorandum will then be handed over at 120 Edward street to a representative of SACTPEA, at approximately 12h30.

Members of the media are invited to cover the protest.

For further practical information contact SACTWU’s Western Cape Regional Organiser Deon Simons on 0791518892.

Issued By
Andre Kriel
General Secretary