minimum-wageSouth Africa’s extreme poverty and inequality is well-known and documented. A toxic mix of high unemployment and low wages for the majority of workers perpetuates this crisis. So it would seem that massive job creation and increased wage levels will go a long way to defeating poverty. Last year discussions were initiated at Nedlac about the need for a minimum wage across all sectors. Since then government, big business, labour and NGO’s have had discussions on the need for and formulating a suitable minimum wage

SPII Director Isobel Frye joins the discussion on today “Workers On Wednesday” on SAFM 105.1-106.6. Follow the link to the podcast: Link