Category Archives: Centre of Excellence: Labour

Minimum wage increase: blessing or burden?

Minister of Employment and Labour Thulas Nxesi announced the new minimum wage in the Government...

Rapid increase of the national minimum wage is throttling agricultural sector growth

Agri SA will be making a submission to Parliament which demonstrates the negative impact of...

Decrease in agricultural sector employment a worrying sign

SA is distressed by the decrease in agricultural sector employment as reported by Stats SA...

Minimum wage increase a threat to food and job security

Agri SA is concerned by the announcement of a 9,6% increase in the national minimum...

Above-inflation increase in the National Minimum Wage is unsustainable for an embattled agricultural sector

Agri SA has called on government to limit any increase in the National Minimum Wage...

QLFS shows the continued importance of agriculture in creating jobs

The employment result for the first quarter of 2022, which were announced by Stats SA...

QLFS shows the growing importance of agriculture to job creation

The employment result for the fourth quarter of 2021, which were announced by Stats SA...

Growing unemployment erodes our people’s dignity

Another blow to the labour market with the unemployment rate in South Africa being at...

Agriculture light in unemployment darkness

The latest Statistics SA Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) indicates that the number of employed...

Agricultural sector shocked as sector inputs are ignored on national minimum wage for farmworkers

The immediate equalisation and increase in wages for farmworkers would be unsustainable for the agricultural...