SACTWU declares wage dispute in general goods and handbags sub-sector Print
Thursday, 02 June 2016 00:00


Media release: Immediate

The COSATU-affiliated Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) has declared a wage dispute in the General Goods and Handbags sector. General Goods and Handbags is a sub-sector of the Footwear sector.

The union has declared a dispute as no settlement has been reached after two rounds and on the grounds that the employers’ have failed or refused to grant us the demands, amendments and improvements to the terms and conditions of employment as set out in its already submitted 2016/2017 substantive proposals.

SACTWU has informed the National Bargaining Council of the Leather Industry of South Africa about the dispute and requested that a Conciliation date is set and that steps are taken to reach a wage settlement.

Issued By
Andre Kriel
SACTWU
General Secretary

If further comment is required kindly contact SACTWU’s National  GGH Sub-sector Co-ordinator Jane Kastoor on 0713352153.