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In this book, black South African farm workers describe their working lives in their own words. Six million people – labourers and their families – are virtually no better off than slaves. The law guarantees them neither paid sick leave nor holidays, neither a guaranteed minimum wage nor overtime payments. They can be dismissed and evicted at the whim of their employers. Children and women are particularly at risk of exploitation.

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978-0-85598-143-3

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