Entries by Kim Grant

National minimum wage | Effective 01 January 2019

On Friday, 07 December 2018, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the long awaited National Minimum Wage would come into effect on 01 January 2019. Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant said the minimum wage will not replace the minimum wages that have already been agreed to, through the collective bargaining agreements. “The national minimum wage will only […]

Increase in minimum wage for domestic workers

With effect from 03 December 2018, employees within the Domestic Worker Sector will receive an increase in respect of their minimum wages.  As the domestic worker sector earns below the proposed national minimum wage (which will come into effect from 01 January 2019), this sector will undergo a transitional phase in order to better align […]