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.
  • South Africa:  Farmworkers End Strike

    South African Press Association, 4 December 2012

    The strike by farmworkers in the Western Cape has ended, Cosatu said on Tuesday evening. read more »

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Farmworkers march in Paarl, 4 December 2012

  • South Africa:  Farmworkers to Resume Strike

    South African Press Association, 4 December 2012

    Farmworkers began gathering across the Boland in the Western Cape on Tuesday morning to resume their strike over labour issues. read more »

  • South Africa:  Farmworkers to Down Tools

    SAnews.gov.za, 4 December 2012

    Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant says her department has noted the farmworkers' intention to go on strike for better pay and working conditions. read more »

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