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Bringing democracy into the workplace can solve SA’s strike problem

SOUTH AFRICA’s chronic strike problem can be solved by bringing more democracy into the workplace and allowing workers to take part in secret ballots before strikes, says the Cape Chamber of Commerce…

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Black farmers hardest hit by farm strikes

Since the beginning of November, unprotected farm strikes have erupted across the Western Cape. Workers demand that their wages be increased from R69 to R150 per day. The strikes were suspended in…

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Counting the cost of Cape farm strikes

SUMMIT TV: You’ve given an estimate of R120m as the cost of the damage done to the Western Cape’s farming industry so far — how did you arrive at that cost, and…

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Labour unrest could harm industry

AS strikes on farms in the Western Cape spread, the provincial government and business said the impact of the labour unrest could harm South Africa’s agricultural exports.  read more

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Exports take a knock as farm strikes spread

As strikes on farms in Western Cape continued to spread yesterday, the provincial government and business said the impact of the labour unrest could affect South Africa’s agricultural exports.  read more

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