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CCMA sees increase in cases after national minimum wage implementation

3 March 2020, 5:20 PM

The Commission for Conciliation and Arbitration (CCMA) says it has seen a huge increase in caseloads after the implementation of the national minimum wage last year. The minimum wage increased by 3.8% this month.

Britain says will raise minimum wage by more than 6% in 2020

31 December 2019, 6:54 AM

Britain’s national minimum wage will rise by more than 6% next year, taking it to 8.74 pounds ($11.49) an hour, the government announced on Tuesday.

Satawu demands minimum wage for security guards

3 November 2019, 8:42 AM

The South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) has rejected the five per cent wage increase offer from companies in the private security sector.

Unemployment rises again: Is this the impact of the minimum wage?

24 May 2019, 10:11 PM

The official statistics body, Statistics South Africa (StatsSA), released employment figures for the first quarter of 2019  (i.e. January to March) on Thursday.

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Cosatu urges govt to enforce National Minimum Wage compliance

29 April 2019, 8:10 PM

Cosatu says government has to enforce the national minimum wage compliance. The federation says errant companies and organisations get away with gross violations.

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Employees who defy National Minimum Wage to be exposed

16 April 2019, 9:08 AM

Companies and individuals who don’t pay workers according to the National Minimum Wage Act will soon be exposed.

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Nigeria to propose a 67% minimum wage increase budget

11 April 2019, 11:49 AM

Nigeria plans to propose an additional budget later in 2019 to advance capital spending and fund a 67% increase in the minimum wage.

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Egypt’s Sisi raises minimum wage to help assuage economic hardships

30 March 2019, 4:49 PM

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattahal-Sisi has raised the minimum wage to 2,000 Egyptian pounds($115.74) a month from 1,200, he said at an event on Saturdaycelebrating women.

EFF rejects R3500 minimum wage

2 February 2019, 5:43 PM

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), leader Julius Malema, says the party does not accept the national minimum wage of R3500 a month.

Mixed reactions on minimum wage among workers

1 January 2019, 2:19 PM

There have been mixed reactions from workers as the National Minimum Wage Act takes effect from Tuesday.



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