Today's Labour News

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newseNCA reports that a Free State farmer is under investigation for allegedly flouting labour laws and for treating workers as slaves.  

Authorities rescued at least 21 under age children and adults at a farm in Wesselsbron.  They had all been recruited from the North West to work as seasonal farm workers.  But many claim they have not been paid and were made to live under appalling circumstances and given rotten food to eat.

  • Watch a news report in this regard at eNCA
  • Read too, Farm ‘slaves’ rescued, at The New Age
  • Read too a statement by the Department of Labour condemning all forms of child labour, at DOL online

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