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Strike Subsides as South Africa Cotton and Textile Workers See Wage Hike

The Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) has settled its 2018 wage negotiations in the cotton textile sector and with the footwear industry. As part of the agreement, workers will see their wages increase 7.75% this year, retroactive to July 1, and in 2019, the rate will rise another 7.5%. The union and management…

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