The South African Federation of Trade Unions says it is ready to hold marches in several cities and towns around the country on Wednesday, as workers protest against the minimum wage.
Numsa is calling on all its members to support Saftu’s strike against the minimum wage on Wednesday.
A salary increase for bus drivers is one among several negotiation issues to be discussed at the South African Road Passenger Bargaining Council in Johannesburg today.
Lowly paid workers and the unemployed must help determine the value of their minimum wage. This is according to Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane who was announcing his party’s rejection of the universal minimum wage of R20 an hour signed by labour, business and government at the National Economic Development and Labour Council last year. […]