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Eleven Western Cape farmworkers has failed in a bid to fight their dismissal in the Labour Court in Cape Town.
The Labour Court in Cape Town has reserved judgment on whether it could hear the case of 11 farmworkers fighting their dismissal.
Eleven farmworkers have appeared in the Labour Court to challenge their dismissal following a series of wage-related strikes in the Western Cape last year.
COSATU has called off the farmworkers protest which began in November last year. No strike action is expected from Wednesday despite heavy police presence.
Police fired rubber bullets at rock-throwing protesters during the continued illegal strike by farmworkers in the Western Cape. See the pictures.
The situation remained volatile in De Doorns, Western Cape where clashes between police and striking farmworkers continued. See the pictures.
Hundreds of protesters resumed wage strikes resulting in clashes between farmworkers and the police. See the pictures.
The Labour Department says sector wage talks for farm workers will only be completed in April next year. Watch.
An alternative to De Doorns already exists, says Andreas Späth.
How do the latest wave of agricultural protests look to those living in countries with fair minimum wages? Justified, says Jean Barker.
Eleven Western Cape farmworkers have failed in a bid to fight their dismissal, with the Labour Court ruling their case had not been referred to the CCMA.
Job losses could reach 200 000 by the end of 2013 as the minimum wage for farmworkers almost doubles in the wake of violent protests, a report states.
A De Doorns resident caught up in the farm protests has died as a result of rubber bullet injuries. Watch.
More than 80 striking farmworkers in the Western Cape have been arrested as protests for 2013 reached went into its second day. Watch.
Winelands workers deserve a decent wage, says Mzwandile Jacks.
Farmworkers in the Western Cape are ready to continue their protest as they demand higher wages. Watch.
Their departure will have a negative knock-on effect, says Geoffrey Chapman.
The ongoing farmworkers strike will seriously hamper exports, experts say. Listen and see the latest pictures.
A Ceres farmer speaks about why his community sealed off the roads entering the area. Listen and see the pictures.
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