South Africa Raises National Minimum Wage - March 25, 2020

The national minimum wage rates Of South Africa, as specified in the National Minimum Wage Act increased by 3.8% from R20 per hour to R20,76. The minimum wage increase came into effect from 1 March 2020. 

Wages of Specific groups of workers also increased by 3.8%, as follows - Farm workers: R18,68 per hour, Domestic workers: R15,57 per hour, Public works program: R11,42 per hour. 

The learnership allowances per week for learners specified in Schedule 2 of the National Minimum Wage Act have also increased and came into effect from 1 March 2020.


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