The Department of Labour have announced the minimum wages for Farm and Forestry Sector with effect 01 March 2017.
Farm and Forestry Sector Minimum Wages, 1 March 2017
Click here farm_forestrywages2017 to have a look at the new rates.
Wholesale and Retail Wage Increase is effective from the 1st February 2017, read below on who this applies to.
Sectoral Determination 9: Wholesale and Retail Sector
The employment of all wholesale and retail workers are governed by this legislation.
- minimum wages
- working hours
- number of leave days
- termination rules
- warehousing, or
- distribution operations.
- another sectoral determination, or
More South Africans will the opportunity to receive a new South African ID number document as The Department of Home Affairs is expanding its Smart ID services to more bank branches across the country. This is alleviate the pressure on the Department of Home Affairs to some degree.
SOUTH AFRICAN ID NUMBER EXPLAINED
The Smart ID card contains similar information to the current green barcode ID book – most important of which is your ID number.
Besides providing a unique numerical identifier, your South African ID number reveals information about you – such as your date of birth and gender.
Deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa has proposed the national minimum wage in South Africa – R3,500 per month, or R20 per hour. This is how it compares to other national minimum wages across the world.
The proposed National Minimum Wage (NMW) was presented to the National Economic Development and Labour Council (NEDLAC) by a panel appointed to advise on the level at which the NMW should be set.
Currently, 47% of all workers earn less than R3 500 per month. Labour and community constituencies at NEDLAC wanted the level to be set between R3 700 and R4 500, an amount the panel concluded would put employers under pressure and lead to job losses.
7th Annual CHOC Sani Pass Walk 2016
Last Saturday was a perfect winters day with snow-capped mountains for the CHOC Sani Pass Walk in the Drakensberg. Shirley Combe was brave enough to take on the challenge for charity, completing the walk!
Pay Solutions was proud to have sponsored some exciting prizes and fun was had by all… especially when Shirley and the team reached the Highest pub in Africa and a glass of gluhwein was had.
Start point: South African Border Post at Sani Pass
Duration: 8kms from the Border Post to the top of the pass, which is at an altitude of 2783m.*