NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE CHANGES Yesterday, the National Assembly at Parliament officially passed the National Minimum Wage Bill. This bill means that all workers, except those employees who fall under the following sectors: domestic, farm, forestry, Extended Public Works Programs (EPWP) and learnerships, should earn no less than R20 per hour as a minimum wage. [...]
Employers and employees alike in the industry have resumed its bus services after a three-week long strike regarding wages and working conditions. A settlement was reached late yesterday. Parties have agreed to a 9% wage hike for the first year and 8% for the second year and backdated to the 1st of April 2018 being [...]
The Basic Conditions of Employment Amendment Bill is now to retain the sectoral wage determinations; this has been decided by the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Labour. Initially said bill was meant to repeal provisions for sectoral determinations, due to the upcoming national minimum wage; this was however opposed by the academics, business and organised labour. [...]
Statistics SA has recently released its estimation for the September to December fourth quarter unemployment rate, showing an improvement from 27,7% to 26,7%. Normally an improvement is associated in the fourth quarter with an influx of temporary employment over the festive season. Despite several economists predicting the unemployment rate to stay constant at 27,7% the [...]
All businesses falling within the wholesale and retail sector will be obliged to adhere to the statutory increase to be affected as of the 1st of February 2018 until the 31st of January 2019 as per the published wage rates under sectoral determination 9. The “wholesale and retail sector” means the sector in which employers [...]
To view the Minimum Wages: Wholesale and Retail Sector: 01 February 2018 to 31 January 2019, click here. Furthermore, to view the Minimum Wages: Farm and Forestry workers Sectors: 01 March 2018 to 28 February 2019, click here.
To view the new Domestic Worker Minimum Wages with effect from 01 January 2018, kindly click here.
The Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) will go on a national strike if funds from the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) are used to bail out the ailing SAA. To read the full article published by The Citizen please click here.
Dear Member Kindly click here to view the new Minimum Wages for the Private Security Sector. Feel free to contact your nearest CEO office for more information.
To All Industry Related Businesses Notwithstanding the negotiations between the parties to the MEIBC, an agreement was struck today between certain SEIFSA affiliates and NUMSA, accompanied with other unions. Please click here to view the agreement. This agreement attempts to settle the wages in the industry for the next three years. However, this agreement is [...]