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Permanent jobs are shrinking in the farming sector

Farmers and workers hamstrung by state

Farmers have responded to state efforts to legislate labour relations by leaving the sector or mechanising and restructuring their workforces.

Farm workers union Csaawu should be saved

Union Csaawu is facing bankruptcy for supporting farm workers dismissed after historic strikes in 2012/ 13. This is why the union must be saved.

Comment: Violent strike compromised medical care

The Western Cape health department responds to the findings of a survey on access to healthcare among farmworkers during protests published last week.

Not all peachy on farm jobs front

Employment is stable after the minimum wage increase, but the figures are deceptive.

Farm unions pull together – for now

We are on the same side, we just manage different views, says Cosatu's Ehrenreich of rival farmworkers' union.

Cosatu: We are calling the farmworkers’ strike off

The Western Cape farmworkers' strike has been called off, says the trade union federation's provincial secretary general Tony Ehrenreich.

Sour grapes for farmers, workers

Complex and varied factors are at play behind the unrest in the Cape farmlands, writes Lynley Donnelly.

De Doorns: Police action breeds hostility

De Doorns residents have claimed they had nothing to do with the strike but have been brutalised, writes Benjamin Fogel.

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