The new rate for the NMW (new minimum wage) for each ordinary hour worked will now be R20.76. In terms of a notice as published in the Government Gazette and signed by Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi the new rate will be applicable on 1 March 2020. The new amendment to the NMW is in line with the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, which allows for an annual review. In terms of the new determination farmworkers are entitled to a minimum wage of R18.68 per hour. Domestic workers are entitled to a minimum wage of R15.57 per hour. Workers employed on an expanded public works programme will receive a minimum wage of R11.42 per hour. For workers who still earn below the NMW level, legislation provided for a transition until all employers are subjected to the NMW.