South African Farmworkers' Strike Ends

Congress of SA Trade Unions has confirmed that a strike over poor wages and living conditions by farmworkers' has ended and negotiations between farmers and workers are under way. This comes after Agri SA, a union which represents farmers, have agreed to talk about a wage demand and iron out other issues.

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Farmworkers march in Paarl, 4 December 2012

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