SA Farmworkers Wage Public Hearings Under Way

While COSATU continue to pledge their support for the farm workers' strike for a living wage, public hearings for the review of farmworkers' minimum wages continue. Hearings began yesterday where a labour department official questioned the viability of Western Cape farmworkers' demand for a 17 dollar minimum wage.

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Vineyard in South Africa's Western Cape

Police on standby(file photo): protests in the wine lands in the Western Cape have grown violent as clashes between police and striking farmworkers continue.