FMF NEWSLETTER 18 July 2018

18 July 2018
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FMF NEWSLETTER 18 July 2018    
FEATURE article  

Did parliament intend to introduce a fake minimum wage “exemption”? – EUSTACE DAVIE

Is the exemption from the National Minimum Wage (NMW) provided for in the legislation deliberately and seditiously being torpedoed by bureaucrats, or did government all along intend to be harsh in its approach to low-income individual and small-firm employers? Members of Parliament are either not aware of what is going on, or are playing along with the brutality captured in the NMW Draft Regulations.   

Section 15(1) of the NMW Bill says:

 

“An employer or an employers’ organisation registered in terms of section 96 of the Labour Relations Act, or any other law, acting on behalf of a member, may, in the prescribed form and manner, apply for an exemption from paying the national minimum wage.”

 

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