A Call to Abolish Slave Wages on SA Farms

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa has urged government to move quickly to abolish the slave conditions and wages of all farm workers in the country. The strike was temporarily suspended last week to allow for a mandate to be handed to the labour arbitration body.

A tractor driving through farmlands.


  • South Africa:   ECC to Consider Inputs On Farmworkers' Wages

    SAnews.gov.za, 21 January 2013

    The Employment Conditions Commission (ECC) will on Thursday meet to consider inputs collected from the nationwide public hearings on farmworkers' wages. Read more »