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earningsIn a useful report, GroundUp presents a number of pertinent questions and the answers thereto in respect of the National Mining Wage (NMW).  

The questions dealt with are the following:  1. What is the national minimum wage in terms of the Act?  2. To whom does the Act apply?  3. What is included in the wage?  4. Can an employer and employee agree to a lesser wage?  5. Can any employer be exempted from paying the minimum wage?  6. What happens to an employer who pays below the minimum wage?  7. How will the minimum wage be determined in future?  8. What else should workers know?  9. When does the new minimum wage come into effect?

  • Read this report by Wilmien Wicomb in full at GroundUp

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