Details of the new minimum wages for farm and forestry workers which will become effective from 1 March 2017.
Given the current formula used to determine mid-cycle new minimum wages, (i.e. CPI excluding owners’ equivalent rent published in December 2016, plus 1%) the new minimum wage will increase by 8% to:
|R 3 001.13||per month|
|R 692.62||per week|
|R 138.39||per day (based on 9 hours work)|
|R 15.39||per hour|
Source: Forestry South Africa