SACTWU settles Footwear wage negotiations Print
Monday, 29 June 2015 12:16

 

PRESS RELEASE: IMMEDIATE


The COSATU-affiliated Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) has settled its 2015 wage negotiations in the footwear sector. The agreement was finalised on Friday, under the auspices of the National Bargaining Council for the Leather Manufacturing Industry of South Africa.

The agreement was concluded with the Southern African Footwear & Leather Industries Association (SAFLIA), which is the employer organisation in the industry.

The wage increase is 7.5.%, and will come into effect on 1st July this year.  The agreement is for a 12 month period.

The agreement also makes provision for improvements in shop stewards’ time off for trade union activities and in the agency fee provisions applicable to the sector.


Issued by
Andre Kriel
SACTWU
General Secretary

If further information is required, kindly contact SACTWU’s Footwear Sector National Co-ordinator, Nazir Armoed, on office number 031 3011351 or cell number  082 884 0830.