ARTICLES RELATING TO MINIMUM WAGE

Inside Labour: Decent wage, decent policies

2014-08-29 07:41

Without a radical change in policies and more work with decent pay, the social fabric of the country will continue to fray and tear, says Terry Bell.

Germany to give nod for minimum wage

2014-07-03 10:07

Germany's lower house of parliament is set to approve a controversial nationwide minimum wage despite last-minute disputes.

German cabinet gives nod to minimum wage

2014-04-02 12:40

Germany's cabinet has given the green light to a national minimum wage in Europe's biggest economy - a flagship project for Angela Merkel's conservatives.

Can restaurant managers take your tips?

2013-09-17 12:23

The wage determination for the hospitality sector ensures waiters are paid a minimum amount, but does it cover tips?

Mass farm meetings to sort out De Doorns

2013-05-10 09:42

Two mass meetings will be held in De Doorns at the weekend to address farmworkers' concerns and to help farmers come to terms with the new minimum wage.

Postal woes have farmers on edge

2013-03-14 09:40

Some Western Cape farmers are worried that their applications for exemption from the new minimum wage for farmworkers have not reached the labour department.

Thousands of farmworkers' jobs on line

2013-02-07 07:18
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At least 2 000 farmworkers have been issued with retrenchment notices ahead of the implementation of a new minimum wage, a report says.

Farmers can't afford more than R105/day

2013-02-04 15:41

An economic analysis has shown that farmers will be unable to cover their expenses if the minimum wage increases to more than R105/day.

Sudan to double minimum wage

2012-12-31 08:50

Sudan's cash-starved government has ordered a doubling of the minimum wage after months of rising prices left consumers struggling to make ends meet.

Minister: Farm strikes suspended

2012-11-14 18:44

Western Cape farmworkers will suspend their protests over wages and living conditions for two weeks, says Acting Labour Minister Angie Motshekga.

Call for national minimum wage

2012-09-16 14:05

Cosatu will discuss implementing a national minimum wage in all sectors, at its congress starting on Monday.

Domestic workers' minimum wage raised

2011-11-29 17:03

As of December 1, the prescribed minimum wage for a domestic worker is R8.34 an hour.

Domestic workers don’t know their rights

2011-08-08 12:21

The Federation of Unions of SA says some domestic workers are unaware of their legal rights and are vulnerable to bad labour practices.

Farm workers get wage increase

2011-02-28 14:38

Farm workers across the country will receive a 4.5% salary increase from on March 1, says the department of labour.

'Over third of farmers underpay workers'

2010-11-23 11:36

More than a third of black and white commercial farmers in SA pay their workers less than a minimum wage, according to Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant.

Illegal factories get reprieve

2010-09-07 07:11

Government has granted hundreds of clothing manufacturers which don’t pay the minimum wage more time to comply.

 

Cosatu plans to support 'abused' farmworkers

2014-07-17 07:50

Cosatu says it wants to support vulnerable farmworkers like those on Thandi Modise's farm by recruiting them into a union and campaigning for a minimum wage.

Swiss say no to world's highest minimum wage

2014-05-19 09:26

Swiss voters have rejected proposals to introduce the world's highest minimum wage and spend $3.5bn buying new Gripen fighter jets from Saab. .

New minimum wage for domestics

2013-11-22 10:40
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The minimum wage of domestic workers will rise from next month, Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant has announced.

Farmers suffer R2bn in drought damage

2013-06-06 09:31

Farmers in the North West province have suffered damages amounting to almost R2bn due to the prevailing drought conditions, a report states.

UK increases minimum wage

2013-04-15 14:07

Britain's government has approved a 1.9% rise in the minimum wage, giving the country's lowest-paid employees a bigger increase than most other workers.

New farmworker wage takes effect

2013-03-01 11:41

The new minimum wage requirement for farmworkers takes effect from today, the labour department says.

New farm wage sets precedent - union

2013-02-04 17:09

The new minimum wage for farmworkers, announced by Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant, has set a precedent for protests in other sectors, says TAU SA.

Farmworkers to get R105/day

2013-02-04 14:31
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The government has raised the minimum farm wage to R105 per day, in response to a wave of violent strikes that has hit the industry over the last three months.

Minimum wage

2012-12-03 07:43

The multiplier effect of just a little more should not be underestimated, writes Mandi Smallhorne.

Govt to review farmworkers' wages

2012-11-14 17:35

The R70 a day minimum wage for farmworkers will be cancelled and renegotiated, Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant says.

Farmworkers to get a raise

2012-02-02 12:14

The minimum wage for farmworkers will go up by R127.96 a month on March 1, says the labour department.

Sacci: Clothing wage cut sets an example

2011-10-10 15:20

The lowering of the minimum wage in the clothing and textile industry can serve as a model to other industries, says the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

FState tourist spots underpay workers

2011-03-23 15:45

Inspectors have found that many employers in the Free State hospitality industry pay insufficient wages, says the labour department.

Beijing hikes minimum wage

2010-12-29 07:35

Authorities in Beijing have hiked the minimum wage in the capital by about 20% amid soaring food costs, rising property prices and China's widening wealth gap.

Minimum wage widely ignored

2010-11-01 07:00

South Africa’s numerous prescribed minimum wages are ignored 45% of the time, an investigation has found.

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