Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant has announced an increased minimum wage for forestry workers with effect from 1 March 2016.
As at 1 March 2016, the minimum wages will be adjusted as follows:
Hourly rate: R 14.25
Weekly rate: R 641.32
Monthly rate: R 2778.83
A daily wage for a forestry worker who works nine hours per day is R 128.26.
National Collective Bargaining Co-ordinator