LABOUR MINISTER INCREASES FARMWORKERS WAGE BY 7.7%
Dear NEASA member
Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant has announced an increased minimum wage for farmworkers with effect from 1 March 2015.
Farmworkers will now earn a minimum wage of R2 606.78 per month; a weekly minimum wage of R601.61; a daily rate of R120.32 and an hourly rate of R13.37.
The new wages are applicable until 29 February 2016.
National Collective Bargaining co-ordinator