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Thursday, 22 August 2013 17:41


Press Alert: Immediate
 
The Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) will host its 12th National Congress this week 22-25 August 2013, at the Durban International Convention Centre. The Congress will be held under the theme ‘Unity, Cohesion and radical transformation for sustainable growth and decent work’.
 
The following sessions are open to the media:
 
22nd August 2013
 
Key note Speaker:       His Excellency, President Jacob Zuma
Time:                              09:00 for 09:30
Venue:                            Hall 5 and 6 Arena Entrance Durban International Convention Centre
 
Guest Speaker :           Deputy General Secretary of the South African Communist Party (SACP) Jeremy Cronin
Time:                              10:30
Venue:                            Hall 5 and 6 Arena Entrance Durban International Convention Centre
 
11h30-12h00                Address by Themba Khumalo, SACTWU President
Guest Speaker:           Minister of Economic Development
Time:                             12h00
Venue:                           Hall 5 and 6 Arena Entrance Durban International Convention Centre

23rd August 2013


Issue:                          Mass Congress protest against the United and Clothing Textile Association (UCTA) attack against collective bargaining in the clothing sector.
Time:                           10h00-12h00
Venue:                         63 Magwaza Maphala street (Eden Clothing)



24th August 2013


Minister of Labour Mildred Oliphant
Time:                             09:00
Venue:                          Hall 5 and 6 Arena Entrance Durban International Convention Centre
 
These above sessions are open to the media, all other sessions are closed, unless otherwise advised in subsequent releases. Please register with Nazmia Leite on 0721986061.
 
Issued by
Andre Kriel
General Secretary
SACTWU
 
For further practical arrangements about the protest on 23rd August 2013, please contact SACTWU National Organising Secretary Chris Gina on the following numbers, office: 031 3011351, cell:0829409456