ARTICLES RELATING TO FARMWORKER PROTESTS

Cape farmworkers' case dismissed

2014-06-03 14:06

Eleven Western Cape farmworkers has failed in a bid to fight their dismissal in the Labour Court in Cape Town.

Cape farmworker case postponed

2014-06-02 16:55

The Labour Court in Cape Town has reserved judgment on whether it could hear the case of 11 farmworkers fighting their dismissal.

Cape farmworkers fight dismissal

2014-06-02 14:11

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.

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Farmworkers strike expected to end

COSATU has called off the farmworkers protest which began in November last year. No strike action is expected from Wednesday despite heavy police presence.

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Farmstrikes continue

2013-01-15 09:07
Police fired rubber bullets at rock-throwing protesters during the continued illegal strike by farmworkers in the Western Cape. See the pictures.

Police fired rubber bullets at rock-throwing protesters during the continued illegal strike by farmworkers in the Western Cape. See the pictures.

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Farmworkers protest

2013-01-11 08:30
The situation remained volatile in De Doorns, Western Cape where clashes between police and striking farmworkers continued. See the pictures.

The situation remained volatile in De Doorns, Western Cape where clashes between police and striking farmworkers continued. See the pictures.

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Hundreds of protesters resumed wage strikes resulting in clashes between farmworkers and the police. See the pictures.

Hundreds of protesters resumed wage strikes resulting in clashes between farmworkers and the police. See the pictures.

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Farmworker wage talks delayed

The Labour Department says sector wage talks for farm workers will only be completed in April next year. Watch.

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A fairer deal

2012-11-21 07:09

An alternative to De Doorns already exists, says Andreas Späth.

SA's wine crisis - exported

2012-11-16 07:45

How do the latest wave of agricultural protests look to those living in countries with fair minimum wages? Justified, says Jean Barker.

 

Cape farmworkers' case dismissed

2014-06-03 13:44

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.

Cape farmworker case postponed

2014-06-02 16:51

The Labour Court in Cape Town has reserved judgment on whether it could hear the case of 11 farmworkers fighting their dismissal.

Farm job cuts could grow to 200 000

2013-02-10 14:04

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.

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De Doorns protests claim life

A De Doorns resident caught up in the farm protests has died as a result of rubber bullet injuries. Watch.

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80+ arrested in farmworkers protest

More than 80 striking farmworkers in the Western Cape have been arrested as protests for 2013 reached went into its second day. Watch.

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Half-empty wine glass

2013-01-11 07:36

Winelands workers deserve a decent wage, says Mzwandile Jacks.

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Farmworkers protest continues

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

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Why farmers matter

2012-11-22 07:13

Their departure will have a negative knock-on effect, says Geoffrey Chapman.

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Strikes bad for SA's economy

2012-11-16 15:45
The ongoing farmworkers strike will seriously hamper exports, experts say. Listen and see the latest pictures.

The ongoing farmworkers strike will seriously hamper exports, experts say. Listen and see the latest pictures.

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Farmworker protests

2012-11-15 13:55
A Ceres farmer speaks about why his community sealed off the roads entering the area. Listen and see the 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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