The African National Congress has called on the Congress of South African Trade Union’s Western Cape secretary general, Tony Ehrenreich and farm workers to suspend their industry strike actions in favour of talks with farmers on wage and working conditions.
ANC Western Cape leader Marius Fransmann called for all unions and the farmers to go back to the negotiation table.
Fransmann said the disruptive elements are currently creating chaos for the farmers and the workers.
Meanwhile the farmworker unions said they won't wait until March, when the basic minimum wage for farmworkers is set to change.
Bawusa, Mawubuye Land Rights Movement and Women on Farms, had a meeting in Paarl on Saturday to plan further their demonstrations for Monday.
Some unions including the Congress of South African Trade Unions in the Western Cape are meeting today in Cape Town to discuss the way forward.
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