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As cabinet approves the National Minimum Wage Bill for South Africa, we want to know if R20 ($1.43) an hour can sustain the hard-up families of this country

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A National Minimum Wage for South Africa . Gilad Isaacs . University of the Witwatersrand SOAS, University of London July 2016 . NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE RESEARCH INITAITIVE

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Economic Research Southern Africa (ERSA) is a research programme funded by the National Treasury of South Africa. The views expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent those of the funder, ERSA or the author's affiliated

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Ramaphosa focuses on domestic and regional challenges as South Africans protest over minimum wage. On Wednesday, the South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU)—which represents 30 unions with around 800,000 members—organized marches in six South African cities with thousands of participants protesting the government's proposed ...

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On Tuesday, a divided Parliament gave their approval to the new National Minimum Wage Bill by the slightest of margins. BusinessTech report that the …

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South Africa's government has proposed a national minimum wage of 3,500 rand ($242; £199) a month. About 47% of working South Africans earn less than the wage, which is being introduced to combat income poverty and inequality. But critics say it could put more people out of work as employers might ...

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President Cyril Ramaphosa says the introduction of a national minimum wage is an example of what is possible when South Africans engage in meaningful dialogue to resolve differences.

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Government has moved a step closer to introducing a national minimum wage – the first ever in the country. The move comes after a panel of experts tabled its report. We were part of the team that made the recommendation.

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LONG READ: The South African National Minimum Wage An analytical look into the effects on macroeconomic variables and income inequality. This essay was originally written in 2015 as my entry into the 2015 Nedbank Budget Speech Competition where I made the Top 20 in South Africa.

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Amy Copley recaps the week's top news from Africa including: South Africa's minimum wage demonstrations, Madagascar's political protests, and more.

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The national minimum wage Bill and related amendments to existing labour laws would fundamentally change South Africa's labour regimen, ...

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South Africa's national minimum wage. Should it pass through parliament, the South African minimum wage will come into force from 1 May 2018. The wage will be set at R20 per hour, which translates to around R3,500 per month based on a 40-hour week, or R3,900 per month for those working a 45-hour week.

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Deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the details of the South African National Minimum Wage, which will be set at R20 per hour. According to Ramaphosa, the minimum wage – which translates to R3,500 per month for workers on a 40 hour week and R3,900 per month for a 45 hour week – will take effect from May 2018.

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Feb 15, 2017· A national minimum wage would be more meaningful in a big economy like South Africa's, experts say, because the formal work force is …

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A few hours before President Cyril Ramaphosa took to the podium of the National Assembly for the presidential question slot in the House on Wednesday, the labour committee finally had the National Minimum Wage Bill and related labour legislation amendments on its …

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Entry No: 507 Undergraduate Page 1 of 15 The national minimum wage in South Africa: Impact on job creation and income inequality If South Africa does indeed adopt the minimum wage, what will the

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South Africa has a government-mandated minimum wage, and no worker in South Africa can be paid less then this mandatory minimum rate of pay. Employers in South Africa who fail to pay the Minimum Wage may be subject to punishment by South Africa's government.

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CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa's parliament passed a national minimum wage bill on Tuesday by an overwhelming majority, part of an effort by President Cyril Ramaphosa to tackle strikes and wage inequality.

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Parallel to these processes, Parliament commenced its own investigations on the modalities of introducing a national minimum wage in South Africa.

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CSID in the School of Economic and Business Sciences at the University of Witwatersrand has launched the National Minimum Wage Research Intiative.This research project explores: the issue of minimum wages and employment; provides detailed case study evidence; offers relevant statistical analysis; undertakes two …

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Cabinet approves R20 an hour national minimum wage. ... The National Minimum Wage Bill must still be approved by South Africa's Parliament before it becomes law, ...

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The South African Parliament has on Tuesday passed the national minimum wage bill. Workers are seen at a South African retailer in Johannesburg, South Africa…

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The topic of minimum wages in the South African economy is a highly emotive one – given the high levels of income inequality that are present across the economy. Recently, a panel has been setup by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa with the purpose of investigating the impact of a minimum wage ...

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Minimum Wages of domestic workers in South Africa is divided in two parts. Minimum wages for workers who work more than 27 ordinary hours per week

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The struggle for a national minimum wage in South Africa has a long history, having been waged, largely by organised worker formations, since the 1930s. These efforts have taken various forms, from open class conflict to more subdued trade union representations to the various governments of the day ...

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Cabinet has approved the National Minimum Wage Bill and the draft legislation will now be ... Cabinet approves minimum wage bill Nov 02 ... South Africans are ...

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Minimum Wage in South Africa – Frequently Asked Questions Is there a separate legislation relating to minimum wages in South Africa? There is no national (statutory) Minimum Wage.

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On the 29 th of May 2018, the National Assembly passed the National Minimum Wage Bill, which seeks to improve the lives of South African's falling within the low-income bracket.


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