OTHER UNION PRO­POS­ALS

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Part-time work­ers get a 25% higher min­i­mum wage

This should be trig­gered by work­ing less than 27 hours in a week.

Don’t ex­clude the Ex­panded Pub­lic Works Pro­gramme (EPWP)

Unions say that EPWP work­ers should get a lower wage, which is al­ready pro­posed for farm and do­mes­tic work­ers, in­stead of the EPWP be­ing ex­empted from the min­i­mum wage.

Don’t ex­clude learn­er­ships

The panel said peo­ple on learn­er­ships can get ex­cluded to pro­tect skills pro­grammes. The unions say this is “dou­bledip­ping” be­cause em­ploy­ers al­ready get tax breaks and grants for learn­er­ships.

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