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Footwear workers' strike set to enter second week

Workers are demanding a 9.25% wage increase, while employers are only offering a 6.25%.

Sactwu members on strike. Picture: @SACTWU/Twitter

CAPE TOWN - Footwear workers protected by the National Union of Leather and Allied Workers are set to enter their second week of striking on Monday.

Workers are demanding a 9.25% wage increase, while employers are only offering a 6.25%.

Although the strike has largely remained peaceful, there have been reported incidences of police brutality.

Union secretary-general Ashley Benjamin: "The strike emanated from failed wage negotiations and after unsuccessful mediation, workers embarked on protected strike action."