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North West businesses slapped with non-compliance notices
North West businesses slapped with non-compliance noticesArticle

The IES unit of the labour department has issued 14 businesses with 33 non-compliance notices during a blitz inspection conducted at Tower Mall, Jouberton...

21 Apr 2021

True cost of labour... and minimum wage non-compliance
True cost of labour... and minimum wage non-complianceArticle

Rui Lopes, managing director at Lopes Attorneys, discusses the impact of the revised National Minimum Wage Act and its potential impact on employers...

Rui Lopes 22 Feb 2021

Recommended national minimum wage increase
Recommended national minimum wage increaseArticle

The National Minimum Wage Commission recently published a report with recommendations on the annual review of the national minimum wage for 2021. This is in line with the Commission's overall mandate under section 6 of the National Minimum Wage Act 9 of 2018 (NMWA)...

Kirsten Eiser and Shane Johnson 14 Dec 2020

Government to launch minimum wage compliance hotline
Government to launch minimum wage compliance hotlineArticle

Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi will on Thursday launch a new hotline that will allow workers to report cases of non-compliance with the National Minimum Wage (NMW), at no cost to them...

2 Mar 2020

Government announces new National Minimum Wage rate
Government announces new National Minimum Wage rateArticle

The Department of Employment and Labour says the new rate for the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for each ordinary hour worked will now be R20.76...

24 Feb 2020

Department of Labour to conduct inspections in Brits
Department of Labour to conduct inspections in BritsArticle

The farming, wholesale and retail sectors in Brits in the North West will be under the spotlight this week when labour inspectors visit the area...

6 Aug 2019

Employers get lessons on NMW Act
Employers get lessons on NMW ActArticle

The Inspection and Enforcement Services (IES) will meet with the Chinese business community in the North West - on the implementation of the National Minimum Wage Act (NMW)...

19 Jun 2019

Impimpi Alive - whistleblowing system for minimum wage defaulters
Impimpi Alive - whistleblowing system for minimum wage defaultersArticle

The DOL has developed a new system that will allow employees to report companies that fail to comply with the National Minimum Wage Act...

Jacques van Wyk 10 Apr 2019

National Minimum Wage defaulters warned
National Minimum Wage defaulters warnedArticle

Government has reiterated its commitment to clamp down on the growing practice of deliberately dodging labour laws, especially the National Minimum Wage (NMW) Act...

13 Mar 2019

Blitz to inspect implementation of NMW Act
Blitz to inspect implementation of NMW ActArticle

The Department of Labour is embarking on a national blitz to assess levels of compliance with labour laws, especially the newly-introduced National Minimum Wage (NMW) Act, at businesses...

31 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: Minimum Wage Commission appointed
#RecruitmentFocus: Minimum Wage Commission appointedArticle

The Department of Labour has appointed a National Minimum Wage Commission, with its first meeting set to take place in February...

30 Jan 2019

#RecruitmentFocus: What you need to know about the new National Minimum Wage Act
#RecruitmentFocus: What you need to know about the new National Minimum Wage ActArticle

The National Minimum Wage Act came into effect on 1 January 2019, and provides for, amongst others, a national minimum wage; the establishment of a National Minimum Wage Commission...

Jacques van Wyk 9 Jan 2019

How does the proposed minimum compare to a fair salary?
How does the proposed minimum compare to a fair salary?Article

With the passing the proposed minimum wage bill currently on hold, the Human Science Research Council conducted a study to determine South Africans' view on the ongoing income inequality in the country...

24 May 2018

Labour outlines plan to enforce minimum wage compliance
Labour outlines plan to enforce minimum wage complianceArticle

Labour Deputy Minister Inkosi Phathekile Holomisa says once the National Minimum wage gets implemented, more resources will be required to ensure that employers comply with the new policy...

16 May 2018

Five budget speech highlights you may have missed
Five budget speech highlights you may have missedArticle

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan did an admirable job of balancing South Africa's books in his 2016 Budget, by providing a sound framework for the next year...

Rob Cooper 29 Feb 2016

Has Employment Tax Incentive created jobs?
Has Employment Tax Incentive created jobs?Article

Now that South Africa is just over halfway through the current legal life of the Employment Tax Incentive (ETI), it is opportune to consider whether the legislation has met its goal of creating new jobs...

Rob Cooper 13 Sep 2015

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