The Department of Labour announced on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 that the minimum wage for farmworkers will be adjusted with effect from 1 March, 2015. The increase is 7,7 percent.
In terms of the Sectoral Determination for farmworkers, the new minimum wage will be as follows:
Hourly rate: R13,37 (up from R12,41)
Weekly rate: R601,61 (up from R558,60)
Monthly rate: R2606,78 (up from R2420,41)
This new determination will be in effect until 29 February 2016.
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