2 February, 2018
Sectoral Determination for Forestry Workers - New Minimum Wages W.E.F. 1 March 2018
uncertainty as to whether a new Sectoral minimum wage for
farm and forestry workers would be announced prior to the
introduction of the National Minimum Wage which is planned
for 1 May 2018, the following notice (see below) appeared on
the Department of Labour's Website today.
minimum wages for Farm and Forestry workers sector in March
by Lloyd Ramutloa
new minimum wages for employees in the farm and forestry
sectors are set to increase by 5,6 percent.
minimum wage will increase as follows:
Monthly: R3 169,19
(2017/18: R3 001,13)
R731,41 (2017/18: R692,62)
For employees who
work 9 hours a day
new minimum wages will come into effect from 1 March 2018 to
28 February 2019.