DA calls for each sector to have its own minimum wage

The DA has rejected the idea of a "blanket, universal" minimum wage, calling for each sector to have its own minimum wage instead. DA leader Mmusi Maimane, policy head Gwen Ngwenya and labour spokesperson Michael Bagraim briefed the media on the party’s policy outcomes adopted at its seventh elective congress held a fortnight ago. On the issue of a minimum wage, the party rejected government’s pending implementation of a national minimum wage of R20 per hour across all sectors next month. "The …