What does R20 mean in 2019?
The proposed national minimum wage is R20 at the end of 2019. The existing sectoral determinations will mostly have passed that level by then. The chart below shows the current hourly rates in the determinations for the worst paid jobs, adjusted by 7% per year up to the end of 2019. In reality, the determinations tend to get hiked by more than 7% a year, so these are conservative projections