Annual increase to the national minimum wage – effective 1 March 2024

The National Minimum Wage Act 9 of 2018 (Act) was enacted to advance economic development and social justice by, inter alia, improving the wages of the lowest paid workers, and protecting workers from unreasonably low wages by establishing the national minimum wage (NMW).

5 Feb 2024 1 min read Employment Law Alert Article

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Workers who have learnership agreements
(section 17 of the Skills Development Act 97 of 1998)

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Contract cleaning sector

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Wholesale and retail sector

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