De Doorns

De Doorns under siege

2013-01-17 16:29

Thousands of protesters have thronged the N1 highway in De Doorns and stopped at farms to hand over a memorandum of demands.

Cosatu to address farmworkers

2012-12-04 18:43

An official would be updating farmworkers on labour negotiations in De Doorns, the Congress of SA Trade Unions in the Western Cape says.

Union: Oliphant insensitive

2012-11-28 18:01

It is insensitive of Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant to use legal technicalities to override farmworkers' concerns, their union says.

Farmworkers' deadline won't be met

2012-11-27 18:15

Farmworkers should refrain from violence until the sectoral determination is reviewed in April, Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant says.

Fedusa condemns De Doorns violence

2012-11-15 16:42

The Federation of Unions of SA strongly condemned violence linked to a farmworkers strike in the Western Cape.

De Doorns farmworkers march

2012-11-12 19:02

De Doorns farmworkers held a peaceful protest march, Western Cape police say.

Farm labour talks continue

2012-11-07 16:23

Talks to resolve a farm labour dispute continues, with the Western Cape agriculture department calling for calm and order.

Farmworkers protest continues

Farmworkers in the Western Cape are ready to continue their protest as they demand higher wages. Watch.

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Farmworker negotiations resume

2012-11-29 12:19

Negotiations over farmworker wages and working conditions will resume ahead of a planned protest next week, Agri-SA says.

Cosatu warns of renewed farm violence

2012-11-27 22:42

Failure to meet a deadline for a review of the sectoral determination for agriculture could result in a repeat of violent strikes, Cosatu says.

Cosatu: Farmers dividing workers

2012-11-20 17:59

Farm owners in the Western Cape are trying to divide workers and provoke xenophobia in the province, Cosatu and Passop say.

Farmworker protests claim life

The violent Western Cape farmworker protests has claimed the life of a 27-year-old farmworker. Watch.

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Agri Wes-Cape: Farms comply with laws

2012-11-08 18:39

De Doorns farmers in the Western Cape comply with sectoral agreements and minimum wages, says employer body Agri Wes-Cape.

Cape farm workers disperse

2012-11-05 20:12

A crowd of up to 800 protesting farm workers dispersed following a protest on the N1 highway at De Doorns, Western Cape police say.

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