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New minimum wage threatens agri industry

The Department of Employment and Labour published the annual adjustment to the national minimum wage in the Government Gazette on 8 February....

Access to graves on farms: Putting the issue to rest

Farmers traditionally buried their family members on the farm. Farm workers who happened to live on the farm often had permission from...

Agri SA concerned about proposed national minimum wage

The current proposal by the National Wage Commission to increase the national minimum by 1,5% above inflation must be challenged. Shouldn’t South...

Meet the top 10 finalists for Agri’s Got Talent 2020

Agri’s Got Talent has announced their top 10 finalists for 2020. This social upliftment project gives talented farm, packhouse and cellar workers...

#AgriMarket: How will COVID-19 impact the agri labour market?

Most European and North American countries are generally regarded as food secure and hold a prominent place in the Global Food Security Index....

Collaboration between GWK and farmers uplifts children

At the opening of the first early childhood development (ECD) centre of its kind in the area, Pele Wa Modise, head of...

Increase in minimum wage announced

The minister of employment and labour, Thembelani Waltermade Nxesi, has announced an increase in the minimum wage which will become binding on...

Agriculture and the national minimum wage

The impact that the South African agricultural sector has on the economy, is far greater than just its contribution to the country’s gross domestic...