National Minimum Wage Announced

The New Revised National Minimum Wage

Minimum Wage Increase Hours Per Week Wages Per Week Salary Per Month
R 20.00 40 R 800.00 R 3,200.00
R 20.00 45 R 900.00 R 3,600.00


The new national minimum wage of R20 per hour and has officially been signed off in February 2017. This law however will only be in enacted as of May 2018. This grace period in essence allows employers and organizations the much needed time to ensure that they are compliant come May 2018.


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