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National minimum wage increase

National minimum wage increase

The Minister of Employment and Labour has promulgated a new minimum wage in terms of the Minimum Wage Act, effective 1 March 2020.

The new minimum wages for all employees not within the scope of a bargaining council agreement or sectoral determination are as follows:

  • R20,76 per hour for all employees, except farm- and domestic workers;
  • R18,68 per hour for farm workers; and
  • R15,56 per hour for domestic workers.

NEASA members can contact our 24/7 National Hotline on 086 016 3272 for any queries in this regard.