TAMBATAMBA IS RIGHT, EMPLOYERS WHO CAN’T AFFORD MINIMUM WAGE CAN NEGOTIATE – SHAMENDA
By Angela Muchinshi
FORMER Labour Minister Fackson Shamenda says the law indeed allows employers to structure conditions of service for workers based on what they can afford, but says what’s important is for employers to be honest.
On Monday, Labour Minister Brenda Tambatamba urged employers who could not afford the minimum wage to restructure their conditions of service and pay workers on an hourly or weekly basis.
In an interview, Tuesday, Shamenda said he was in agreement with what Tambatamba said.
“She’s right, that’s what the law says. Even in South Africa what they do is that if you have a minimum wage, even companies in some cases [that] are struggling, as long as they are genuine and they fill the balance sheet of how they are performing…
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