Labour-services group Workforce Holdings said on Tuesday that the recent increase in the national minimum wage was affecting  some of its clients, and it had opted not to declare a dividend as it battled the Covid-19 outbreak and SA’s recessionary economy.  

SA’s minimum wage rise of 3.8% from the beginning of March affected some of its clients, the group said. CEO Ronny Katz said the group welcomed the national minimum-wage legislation, believing it would in the longer term improve the stability of labour in SA and provide fairer and more sustainable pay  structures...

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