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Transport Union successfully negotiates 6.5% salary increment for Cargo Carriers employees.

Wednesday, 26th July, 2023

MBABANE: Sticks Nkambule, the Secretary General of the Swaziland Transport, Communications and Allied Workers Union(SWATCAWU) has confirmed that, the trade union successfully negotiated a 6.5% salary increment for Cargo Carriers Swaziland employees.

In a public statement sent to this Swaziland News on Wednesday afternoon, Nkambule applauded Cargo Carriers for prioritizing employees with the Collective Bargaining Agreement(CBA).

SWATCAWU an affiliate of the Trade Union Congress of Swaziland (TUCOSWA) and the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) in this July 2023 concluded and signed a one (1) year Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) with Cargo Carriers Swaziland.The CBA among other provisions it grants Workers a 6.5% pay-rise across the board, effective April 01st 2023 and an increase for all corresponding allowances by 3.5%. This CBA shall invariably grant workers three (3) months in respect of back pay in this July 2023.This branch is the oldest among SWATCAWU branches wherein this progressive Union was established in year 1983 by Workers and to serve their interests.The CBA is one that we take pride of and it remains a great step towards the decent work agenda in the workplace,” reads the statement in part.

Transport Union successfully negotiates 6.5% salary increment for Cargo Carriers employees.
Transport Union successfully negotiates 6.5% salary increment for Cargo Carriers employees.