ARTICLES RELATING TO NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE

National minimum wage not the jobs poison pundits feared, says new Labour Minister

2019-07-10 10:34

Minister of Employment and Labour Thulas Nxesi told reporters in Parliament on Wednesday that the employment market had taken well to the National Minimum Wage since it was signed into law, with only 7% of employers in the country not complying.

National minimum wage is a threat to jobs

2019-05-01 08:00

While political parties argue about the merits of the national minimum wage, the election year may (ironically) not have been the right moment in history to fulfil this long-awaited ideal, writes Dieter von Fintel.

Labour law expert to head up minimum wage commission

2019-01-30 12:34

Labour law expert, Professor Adriaan van der Walt has been appointed as the newly established National Minimum Wage Commission’s chairperson.

Ramaphosa: 'Historic' minimum wage to come into effect on January 1, 2019

2018-12-07 15:12

The national minimum wage of R20 per hour will come into effect on the first day of next year, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced at a ceremony in Kliptown, Soweto.

INSIDE LABOUR: Stories, facts and the minimum wage

2018-11-30 11:23

There's substantial call for cynicism about the National Minimum Wage, says Terry Bell.

NUM strike to put a stopper in Gold Fields production

2018-11-02 15:05

NUM, which represents 80% of the Gold Fields workforce, will withdraw labour from South Deep on Friday afternoon, the union has said.

Job losses can be avoided with National Minimum Wage exemption - Ramaphosa

2018-06-22 07:45

President Cyril Ramaphosa said that the provision of a national minimum wage exemption is designed for businesses that cannot implement the national minimum wage to avoid job losses.

Act swiftly on national minimum wage, govt urged

2018-04-29 15:27

The government has been encouraged to push through the implementation of the National Minimum Wage of R3 500 a month, which was set to be announced this May Day.

Ramaphosa admits national minimum wage is not a living wage

2018-04-27 18:22

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the national minimum wage is a great victory and should be celebrated, but there is still more work to be done.

How will the minimum wage affect your household?

2018-04-15 07:24

The national minimum wage has been delayed, but it could affect households in several ways once it comes into effect, writes Angelique Ruzicka.

 

Private security didn't bleed jobs due to minimum wage - labour dept

2019-06-29 08:15

There has been an "insignificant" number of retrenchments linked to introducing the National Minimum Wage in the private security sector, the Department of Labour has said.

Cheating national minimum wage gets employer a fraud charge

2019-01-31 21:17

The Department of Labour intends to open a fraud case against an employer for misrepresenting the details of its exemption from the national minimum wage.

From Steinhoff to 'pimping' the budget: 2018's top moments from inside Parly

2018-12-27 12:41

Fin24 reflects on some of 2018's top moments within the walls of Parliament.

Ramaphosa to announce effective date for minimum wage in Kliptown in nod to Freedom Charter

2018-12-06 12:29

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Friday announce the date when the new minimum wage will kick in at a ceremony in Kliptown, Soweto.

National Minimum Wage a step towards reducing inequality - Presidency

2018-11-26 09:00

President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed into law the national minimum wage bill which is at a rate of R20 per hour or R3 500 monthly.

Give national minimum wage a chance - Treasury

2018-07-07 10:00

National Treasury says the impact of the national minimum wage as it stands will be different from its initial calculations, and the policy should be given a chance.

Why race politics could do immense damage to SA's reputation

2018-04-30 21:15

Reputation management expert Solly Moeng says race baiting and populist rhetoric by powerful politicians has huge potential to undermine the country's reputation in the international community.

Saftu capitalises on tripartite ‘selling out’

2018-04-29 07:23

Democratic centralism, one of the most abused concepts within the South African political and labour arena, played an ironic role this week in Wednesday’s strike called by the SA Federation of Trade Unions.

Bus strike set to continue on Saftu national protest day

2018-04-24 20:28

Talks to end the national bus strike continue as Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant, bus drivers and companies try to thrash out a pay increase that everyone will agree to.

Vavi slates Ramaphosa over 'slave wages', just good enough for his buffalo

2018-04-12 19:09

Saftu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has called the national minimum wage a slave wage and challenged President Cyril Ramaphosa and other politicians to try and live on R20 per hour.

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