Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Labour.
Portfolio Committee on Labour
The national assembly’s labour committee will place the issue of a national minimum wage firmly under the spotlight next week.
Public hearings on the viability of a national minimum wage in South Africa will be held from 3 to 6 February 2015.
Department of Mineral Resources
The consultation process on the Draft Mine Health and Safety Amendment Bill is drawing to a close and a revised bill based on stakeholder input is under construction.
The mineral resource minister, Advocate Ngoako Ramatlhodi, revealed this during a presentation on the 2014 mine health and safety statistics in Pretoria.
Department of Labour
The minimum wage for farm workers has been increased by 7.7% for the 2015/2016 financial year.
The increase was announced in a statement released by the labour department.