SACTWU at loggerheads with the city over the leasing of Good Hope Centre

The Southern African and Textile Workers’ Union (Sactwu) currently not happy with The City of Cape Town for allegedly refusing to participate in negotiations over the leasing of the Good Hope Centre.

The Union claims that local vendors were left out in the cold when the City decided to lease the Good Hope Centre to Film Afrika.

Fachmy Abrahams, Co-ordinator of the Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers' Union says their concern is that the city has made decision without offering its members an opportunity to make a presentation on how to improve the centre.

Listen to the full conversation below:

The Good Hope Centre was designated as a community centre to be used by the people of Cape Town.

Fachmy Abrahams, Co-ordinator of the Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers' Union

It is the one big facility that is used by the poor people of Cape Town

Fachmy Abrahams, Co-ordinator of the Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers' Union

We will constantly consult with our members; a strike is not something that the union takes very lightly

Fachmy Abrahams, Co-ordinator of the Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers' Union
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