Proposed minimum wage ‘too high for construction industry’


A construction industry stakeholder has warned of a looming crisis in the multibillion-rand sector if the proposed R20 an hour national minimum wage (NMW) is implemented.

Gerald Ndlovu, founder and executive director of Black Suppliers, which focuses on the development of emerging building service providers, argued that the R20 an hour NMW was too high for the [more…]