Government, parliamentary and legislative information on the Presidency).
The presidency has welcomed the recent decision by the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) to adopt the proposed national minimum wage of R20 an hour.
The COSATU Central Executive Committee announced on 2 March 2017 that the trade union federation supported the national minimum wage and labour relations package agreed recently at NEDLAC.
Operation Phakisa on Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development has been launched.
President Zuma launched the programme in Pretoria last week.
Proclamations have been published in Government Gazette 40605 setting out the salaries and allowances for ministers, members of parliament, premiers and traditional leaders.
The determinations were made in terms of the Remuneration of Public Office Bearers Act.