The minimum wages for farm workers in South Africa are set to increase by 8% on 1 March 2017.

The National Department of Labour announced the new minimum wages for employees in the Farm and Forestry workers Sectors on 26 January 2017.

Farm workers are set to receive R15.39 per hour, a daily rate of R138.52 (provided they work 9 hours a day) and R692.62 per week as from 1 March 2017.  This is an increase of 8% compared to the previous 12 months.

Min wage

Source: National Department of Labour



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