ARTICLES RELATING TO FARMWORKERS

Court upholds right of farm residents to bury loved ones

2019-08-21 17:20

The Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled that protecting an occupier’s religious and cultural rights is consistent with treating them with respect and dignity

Cosatu plans to support 'abused' farmworkers

2014-07-17 07:50

Cosatu says it wants to support vulnerable farmworkers like those on Thandi Modise's farm by recruiting them into a union and campaigning for a minimum wage.

Farms minister commits to lead by example

2014-06-05 13:25

Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana is committed to lead by example regarding fair wages for farm workers, the department said on Wednesday.

Report: Workers could get half of farms

2014-04-06 11:36

Rapport says farmworkers on commercial farms could own half of the farms, according to a new proposal government is considering.

Rush to secure unrest insurance

2012-12-09 14:54

Hundreds of farmers have rushed to insure their property in the wake of violent protests, it was reported.

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.

Farmworkers to get a raise

2012-02-02 12:14

The minimum wage for farmworkers will go up by R127.96 a month on March 1, says the labour department.

 

WATCH: North West farmer investigated after 'knobkerrie assault' video goes viral

2019-06-06 18:53

A farmer is under investigation after he was filmed allegedly assaulting a man and his mother on a farm near Schweizer-Reneke in the North West. Watch.

Winning prize inspires farmworker

2014-06-06 15:16

Jurie Muller’s dedication to his work has made him the winner of the Deciduous Fruit Industry's 2013 award for a farmworker in a managerial position.

Cosatu outraged at minister pay claims

2014-06-04 10:28

New agriculture minister Senzeni Zokwana is in the firing line after reports that he was paying a labourer R800 a month.

Farmworker forum warns against 'outsiders'

2014-01-03 12:06

A founding member of a provincial farmworker forum in the Western Cape has warned against people from outside the industry trying to abuse farmworkers.

A fairer deal

2012-11-21 07:09

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

Minister: Farm strikes suspended

2012-11-14 18:44

Western Cape farmworkers will suspend their protests over wages and living conditions for two weeks, says Acting Labour Minister Angie Motshekga.

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