Farmworkers Suspend Protests in South Africa

Striking farmworkers returned to work after agreeing to suspend strike action that was sparked by grape harvesters outside Cape Town protesting wages and living conditions.

  • South Africa:   Workers Return to Farms

    SAPA, 16 November 2012

    About 300 farmworkers who went on strike in Wolseley in the Western Cape returned to work on Friday, the SA National Civic Organisation (Sanco) in the province said. Read more »

Police on standby (file photo): The strike which began among grape-pickers in the Hex River Valley turned and resulted in a confrontation with police.