While their labour is deemed essential under the Covid-19 emergency, farmworkers are not considered important enough to be provided with safe transport.
Passing trucks get looted as the unemployed in De Doorns protest against unemployment and bribery for jobs on farms in the area.
On the last day of the farmworkers conference at the UWC, the farmworkers warned against the use of technology for super-profits.
Farmworkers’ organisations and labour unions at a farmworkers conference at UWC were not happy with the lack of a clear plan from Thulas Nxesi on how to deal with recalcitrant farmers.
The quantity and quality of wine available in Scandinavia is strictly controlled by the governments and tenders are issued for wine producers.
SAFTU and United Front have called for a consumer boycott of goods sourced from Oak Valley Estate.
A community protest to support the Oak Valley strikers has been met by police violence and threats from ‘Coloured’ workers.
Farmworkers in Grabouw led by CSAAWU have been on strike since Monday, 6 May.