Adjustment of minimum wages for 2019/2020 in Botswana

The Ministry of Employment, Labour Productivity and Skills Development has published a notification informing the public that the Government of Botswana has approved an increase for minimum wage rates for 2019/2020.
The adjusted minimum wage rates took effect on 1 July 2019.

Failure to adhere to the stipulated rates will be in violation of Section 138 of the Employment Act, Cap 47:01 and punishable.
Employers who can afford to pay more than the above-mentioned minimum wage are encouraged to do so.

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