Wage increase

South Africa - R20 banknotes. Picture: Ian Landsberg/ Afrcan News Agency (ANA).

Domestic workers, farm workers, employees in the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) and those who are in learnership agreements will be entitled to an increase from March 1 this year.

The rates were published in the Government Gazette (number 11041, Vol. 656, February 17 2020)

The National Minimum Wage is R20.76 for each ordinary hour worked. The minimum hourly rate for farm workers is R18.68; for domestic workers it is R15.57; for employees of the EPWP it is R11.42; and workers who have concluded learnership agreements are entitled to the allowances contained in Schedule 2 of the National Minimum Wage.

For more information, email bernard@capelabour.co.za or call 021 423 3959 or visit www.capelabour.co.za