Access to Justice

Objectives

  • To assist agricultural workers to demand their labour and tenure rights
  • To provide legal advice and support to workers to enforce their labour and tenure rights
  • To improve the effectiveness of paralegals’ representation of farm workers in labour dispute resolution
  • To strengthen rural organizations to effectively address the needs of indigent, rural agricultural workers, through skills training in Alternative Conflict Resolution, Organizational skills and CCMA processes
  • To facilitate improved understanding and awareness of power relations between farm worker and farmer that impacts on labour procedures, amongst CCMA commissioners
  • To facilitate co-operation between and forge strategic partnerships with organisations to facilitate speedier access to legal and procedural recourse

Projects

  • Legal Support to Farm Workers
  • Practical Legal Skills for Paralegals
  • Legal literacy (Rights Education)
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