grape harvesting season has begun at De Doorns in the Western
Cape and some farmers say they are already
feeling the pinch due to the on-going strike.
Farmers say their workers have
accepted a wage hike, but are being intimidated not to work.
workers have accepted a wage offer of R110 a day.
for one of the farms in De Doorns Renaldo van Hoogstraten says the employer of
that specific farm called his workers together and asked how they can solve the
They agreed to a wage of R80
per day and they put it on paper.
started working again.
One worker walked out of the meeting and today another
four joined in the strike again.
Labels: Some farmwokers’ have returned to work