We would like to draw our clients in the agricultural sector’s attention to the fact that the minimum wages for farm workers will be increased by 7.7% on 1 March 2015. These new rates have been announced as being as follows:

Monthly minimum: R2 606.78

Weekly minimum: R601.61

Daily minimum: R120.32

Hourly minimum: R13.37

Please follow this link to the Department of Labour’s website to view the Sectoral Determination http://www.labour.gov.za/DOL/downloads/legislation/sectoral-determinations/basic-conditions-of-employment/farmworkerwages2015.pdf