NEW MINIMUM WAGE
Dear Industry Employer
South Africa’s Hospitality Sector minimum wage has been adjusted upward with effect from 1 July 2015. The change in the minimum wage is in line with the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA) which empowers Labour Minister, Mildred Oliphant to adjust wages in the sector. The new minimum wage will be applicable until 30 June 2016.
In terms of the new sectoral determination the minimum wages for employers with 10 or less employees the rates will apply as follows: Monthly R2 760,59; Weekly R637,10 and Hourly rates will be adjusted to R14,15.
The new minimum wages for employers with 10 or more employees it will apply as follows: Monthly rates will increase to R3 076,98; Weekly R710,12 and Hourly rates will be adjusted to R15,77.
National Collective Bargaining Co-ordinator