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National Blitz Campaign on NMW Compliance in the Offing

Department of Labour

The labour department is planning to embark on a national campaign during February to assess levels of compliance with labour laws with particular focus on the newly introduced National Minimum Wage (NMW) law.

The department announced the national blitz campaign at a recent workshop in Pretoria.

Draft Committee Bill to Amend NMW Act on the Cards

Portfolio Committee on Labour

The portfolio committee on labour is planning a draft committee bill to deal with a technical error found in the National Minimum Wage Act.

The act, setting a minimum wage of R20 per hour, came into force on 1 January 2019.

National Minimum Wage Act in Force in January

The Presidency

The National Minimum Wage Act comes into effect on 1 January 2019.

The proclamation was published in Government Gazette 42104.

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