Agri-sector Unity Forum (ASUF), as representative of all major agricultural unions, has noted the
statement of clarification by the Minister of Labour, Minister Mildred Oliphant, on the farm worker
sectoral determination, as well as noted with concern the responses by COSATU and FAWU. ASUF
again emphasizes its commitment to engage all relevant parties to address the labour unrest and
demands with the necessary urgency and responsibility, while working within the prescribed legal
and regulatory framework.
timeously participate in the prescribed processes as outlined by the Minister of Labour, as well as to
respect and honour these processes. ASUF urgently calls on all involved parties to desist from
inflammatory and provocative statements, and thus to cease the irresponsible incitement of farm
workers. It is only by constructive and sensible engagement, and not through violence and arson,
that the complex problems that do exist, can be solved. To download this article, click here.
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