The COSATU-affiliated Southern African and Clothing Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) has settled its 2022-23 wage negotiations with the General Goods and Handbags (GGH) leather section. The new collective agreement was concluded under the leadership of the National Bargaining Council of the Leather Industry of South Africa, with employers represented by the Association of South African Manufacturers of Luggage, Handbags & General Goods.
As per this agreement, members will receive a 7.25 per cent wage increase with effect from July 1, 2022. The new agreement will be valid for 12-months from July 1, 2022 the end of June 2023. The parties will enter into fresh wage negotiations early next year, for a new collective agreement to take effect from 1 July 2023.
Metakeys: COSATU, SACTWU, GGH, National Bargaining Council of the Leather Industry of South Africa, Association of South African Manufacturers of Luggage,