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.
South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) Secretary-General Zwelinzima Vavi says the issues underlying a SAMWU strike that caused major disruption in the Durban area, can be found all over South Africa.
Cosatu says government has to enforce the national minimum wage compliance. The federation says errant companies and organisations get away with gross violations.
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.
CCMA commissioners are holding talks on how to improve implementation of the upcoming minimum wage with various stakeholders, currently in Cape Town.