# What was minimum wage in October 2017?

## What was minimum wage in October 2017?

Oct. 1, 2017: \$13.60 per hour. Oct. 1, 2018: \$15 per hour.

### What is the minimum wage in South Africa 2017?

The national minimum wage in South Africa This translates to around R3,500 based on a 40-hour working week. The new rules apply to all workers in South Africa with some exceptions.

What was the living wage in 2017?

Previous rates

25 and over 18 to 20
April 2018 to March 2019 £7.83 £5.90
April 2017 to March 2018 £7.50 £5.60
October 2016 to March 2017 £7.20 £5.55
April 2016 to September 2016 £7.20 £5.30

What was minimum wage in 1985 Canada?

22.5
Chart 1a Average hourly earnings by source and minimum wage

Year SEPH—Manufacturing Minimum wage
1985 22.5 8.06
1986 22.2 7.88
1987 21.8 7.94
1988 21.7 8.00

## What is the basic salary in South Africa?

Domestic workers are entitled to a minimum wage of R19. 09 per hour; Workers employed on an expanded public works programme are entitled to a minimum wage of R11. 93 per hour.

### What was minimum wage in 1978 Canada?

23.4
Chart 1a Average hourly earnings by source and minimum wage

Year SEPH—Manufacturing Minimum wage
1976 23.2 11.28
1977 23.8 10.95
1978 23.4 10.39
1979 23.3 9.99

What was minimum wage in the 1970s?

\$1.60
The minimum wage went to \$1.00 an hour effective February 1967 for newly covered nonfarm workers, \$1.15 in February 1968, \$1.30 in February 1969, \$1.45 in February 1970, and \$1.60 in February 1971. Increases for newly subject farm workers stopped at \$1.30.

What will happen if the minimum wage increases?

Raising the minimum wage can potentially cause inflation, which could lower the value of currency. In most cases, when those earning minimum wage earn more, higher paid employees are also given a raise. Labor unions routinely campaign for increases in the minimum wage.

## What is the current federal minimum wage?

Federal Minimum Wage. The current federal minimum wage is \$7.25 per hour, and has not increased since July 2009. However, some states, cities, and counties have a higher minimum wage rate. Sep 5 2019

### What is the current minimum wage in the US?

In 2019, 82.3 million workers age 16 and older in the United States were paid at hourly rates, representing 58.1 percent of all wage and salary workers. Among those paid by the hour, 392,000 workers earned exactly the prevailing federal minimum wage of \$7.25 per hour. About 1.2 million had wages below the federal minimum.

What should the national minimum wage be?

The effective nationwide minimum wage (the wage that the average minimum wage worker earns) is \$11.80 as of May 2019. This is the highest it has been since at least 1994, the earliest year effective minimum wage data was available.:1