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  Sactwu 12th National Congress 2013  (22-25th August 2013)

This page has been setup as the official Sactwu 12th National Congress page and will contain all the news and daily updates on the August 2013 Congress

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The National Congress is the highest policy- and decision making structure of the Southern African Clothing & Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU).  The union’s constitution requires it to be held once every three years. Congress is an opportunity to review the work of the organisation, specifically progress with the implementation of its Programme of Action decisions adopted at the previous Congress held 3 years ago. It is also an opportunity renew the mandates on policy and leadership, for the period ahead.

The last Congress was held in September 2010, at the Durban International Convention Centre. This year’s Congress will be the union’s 12th since its founding in 1989. The 12th Congress will be held under the theme “Unity, Cohesion and Radical Transformation for Sustainable Growth and Decent Work”. Approximately over 700 delegates, guests and staff members are expected to attend