SOUTH AFRICA: Last Minute Talks Avert Textile Workers Strike
Last minute negotiations have led to a strike of 33,000 Western Cape clothing workers being called off. The Southern Africa Clothing & Textile Workers Union (SACTWU) and the Cape Clothing Association (CCA) agreed on a wage settlement that provides for a 6.47 per cent labour cost increase, and will inject approximately R46m rand extra cash into the Western Cape economy over the next 10 months.
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