Minimum wage hike for farm/forestry workers 5.6%

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The new minimum wages for employees in the farm and forestry sectors are set to increase by 5.6% and will come into effect on 1 March this year.

It means it will increase from R3001.13 to R3169.19 with the weekly minimum wage R731.41.

The daily minimum wage  will be R146.28 and the hourly minimum wage will be R16.25 an increase from R15.39 in 2017/18.