South African Govt to Resolve Farmworkers' Crisis
The government says it will call on all interested parties to review the minimum wage for farmworkers in the wake of protest action by grape pickers outside Cape Town.
Protesters demonstrate for better wages on Thursday, 15 November 2012 during widespread unrest among farmworkers in the Western Cape.
South African Government, 16 November 2012
In keeping with the promise made earlier in the week by the Minister of Labour, Mildred Oliphant, the Department of Labour this morning issued the notice indicating the intention... read more »
South Africa: Western Cape Farmworkers Join Strikes
UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 16 November 2012
Farm labourers are the latest group to join a wave of strikes across South Africa in recent months as food price increases outstrip the official inflation rate.read more »
Democratic Alliance, 16 November 2012
The Democratic Alliance is appealing to police and farming communities to be on the look-out for agitators being bussed into towns for the purpose of criminal activity.read more »
Another round of labour unrest has hit South Africa, this time protests on wine farms turned violent, leaving one worker dead after clashes between farmworkers and police outside ... Read more »