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The National Minimum Wage Amendment – Government Gazette, 17 February 2020, Number 43026

The Minister of Employment and Labour has announced the new National Minimum Wage. According to the Government Gazette, No. 43026, published on 17 February 2020, the new minimum wage rate, which is applicable from the 1st of March 2020, is now R20.76 per hour (R3500 per month). Despite the above, farmworkers are to be paid …

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National Minimum Wage INSPECTIONS

The Department of Labour’s Inspection and Enforcement Services (IES) branch says it will embark on a National blitz campaign in February to assess the levels of compliance with labour laws – in particular, the newly introduced National Minimum Wage.  

Domestic Worker Minimum Wage

Employers of domestic workers are advised that the minimum wage due to domestic workers has now been increased. The new rates will be accurate until the Department of Labour publishes updated guidelines specific to domestic workers, or until affected by the new National Minimum Wage legislation.  The minimum wage for the period 3 December 2018 to 30 November 2019 is as follows:  The minimum …

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