National Minimum Wage

REFERRALS TO THE CCMA – NMWA; BCEA AMENDMENTS

PERIOD 1 JANUARY 2019 TO 31 DECEMBER 2019

Total referrals received                                                                                 217894

Total new legislative referrals received (BCEA / NMWA)                             29448

Percentage new legislative referrals of total referrals                                   14%

 

Referrals Received – Department of Labour

Compliance Orders made Arbitration Awards                                               1015

Written Undertakings made Arbitration Awards                                             539

Disputes regarding Compliance Orders                                                        794

Total                                                                                                              2348 (8% of the total new legislative referrals)

 

Dispute Type

Claims in terms of the amendments to the BCEA pertaining

to the alleged non-payment of outstanding statutory monies                        23867 (81% of the total BCEA/NMWA referrals)

Claims arising from the NMWA                                                                     2520 (9% of the total BCEA/NMWA referrals)

Unilateral changes to terms and conditions arising from NMWA                  589 (2% of the total BCEA/NMWA referrals

Dismissal disputes related to / associated with the NMWA                          124 (0.4% of the total new legislative referrals