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SACTWU Cotton textiles industry strike-7th day PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 16:14

Date: 29 July 2014
Press Statement: Immediate

A national wage strike by about 3000 cotton textile members of the Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union(SACTWU) enters its 7th day tomorrow. The strike has grown stronger by the day with an 85-90% participation rate now. There has been no further negotiations, which have been convened with the disputing parties. SACTWU will continue to responsively intensify the strike in furtherance of our demands for a living wage.

Media opportunities of the striking workers at their work places can be arranged with the following people, directly:

Port Elizabeth:                    Jongile Mazweni on 0826628135.
KZN:                                      Themba Ncgobo on 0835579976.
Western Cape:                  Sheila Van Rensburg on 0827112563
Gauteng                              Glen Leshabane on 0826331104.

Issued by
Andre Kriel
General Secretary

For further factual information kindly contact SACTWU’s Cotton National Sector Christopher Soetsane on 0828224693.