The minister of Labour published the new minimum wage rates for forestry workers in Government Gazette No. 36224 on 08 March 2013. Access the following link to download the Gazette and view the new wages effective 01 April 2013:
Effective 01 April 2013, forestry workers are entitled to earn at least:
R2229.32 per month
R514.50 per week
R102.90 per day
R11.43 per hour
From 01 April 2014, forestry workers’ wages will be in line with the minimum farm workers’ wage rates.