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Social assistance of R2,9 billion proposed as Draft Budget opens for public comment

The City’s public participation process on the 2019/2020 Draft Budget has started. A social assistance package for the most vulnerable residents in Cape Town, as well as senior citizens of approximately R2,9 billion, is proposed. Other proposals include a 22% reduction in property rates and increasing the no-rates-payable thresholds. Read more below:   The public…

Department of Labour to unveil regulations on NMW exemptions

The Department of Labour is finalising the drafting of exemption regulations ahead of the enactment of the national minimum wage, Unathi Ramabulana, Deputy Director of Employment Standards Unit told workers.   Addressing a workers engagement/briefing session on the implementation of the national minimum wage (NMW) and amendments to the Basic Condition of Employment Act (BCEA)…