OTHER UNION PROPOSALS
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.