New Minimum Wages for Farm & Forestry Workers W.E.F. 1 March 2017

Details of the new minimum wages for farm and forestry workers which will become effective from 1 March 2017.

Given the current formula used to determine mid-cycle new minimum wages, (i.e. CPI excluding owners’ equivalent rent published in December 2016, plus 1%) the new minimum wage will increase by 8% to:

R 3 001.13  per month
R     692.62  per week
R     138.39  per day (based on 9 hours work)
R      15.39  per hour