Monday, 9 October 2017

Social codes: An opportunity for worker organisation in the agricultural sector?

Representatives of trade unions, worker support organisations and standards bodies meet in Cape Town on 10 October to review the different social codes and to identify the opportunities which they  present for worker organisations to ensure Freedom of Association and enable possibilities for Collective Bargaining.

Links to the WIETA, SIZA and Fairtrade codes appear below

  • The Wine and Agricultural Ethical Trade Association (WIETA) Ethical Code of Best Practice : (available in both Afrikaans and English)
  • The Sustainable Agriculture in South Africa SIZA Standard pages 18 - 21

A full report on the workshop and links to the presentations made appear on the blog later in the week.