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Farmers and workers hamstrung by state
Farmers and workers hamstrung by state
Fundamental shifts in South Africa's agricultural economy are driving farm employment patterns and working conditions. A report released this week...
Farm workers union Csaawu should be saved
Farm workers union Csaawu should be saved
The farm worker strike, which had turned violent by November 2012, started in the Hex River Valley, as workers led a revolt against low wages, arbitrary dismissal,...
Comment: Violent strike compromised medical care
Comment: Violent strike compromised medical care
We feel that the findings of the research conducted by the People's...
Not all peachy on farm jobs front
Not all peachy on farm jobs front
Last week, media outlets reported on new data showing that expectations of massive agricultural job losses following the implementation of a R105...
Farm unions pull together - for now
Farm unions pull together - for now
Cosatu provincial secretary Tony Ehrenreich showed this week he still has political muscle – his call brought an end to the often violent...
Cosatu: We are calling the farmworkers' strike off
Cosatu: We are calling the farmworkers' strike off
"On the advice of workers, we are calling off the strike actions in all areas, so that workers can evaluate the victories that they have gained,...
Sour grapes for farmers, workers
Sour grapes for farmers, workers
It is harvest time in De Doorns in the Hex River Valley. But torched vehicles, police blockades and furious crowds hurling rocks amid intermittent...
De Doorns: Police action breeds hostility
De Doorns: Police action breeds hostility
Tensions remain high in De Doorns, which has been the epicentre of the Western Cape farmworkers' labour dispute, with "thousands of striking...
Man dies from rubber bullets during W Cape farm protest
Man dies from rubber bullets during W Cape farm protest
The 23-year-old was the third person to die in a series of farm protests by workers in rural areas around
Farmworkers' strike: No silver bullet for rural unrest
Farmworkers' strike: No silver bullet for rural unrest
A fundamental rethink of the farming sector is required if the impasse between farmers and striking workers is to be resolved. This is according to...

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