The Commission is established according to Section 8 of the National Minimum Wages Act that provides for the establishment of a National Minimum Wage Commission. The appointments include: independent experts, representatives of organised business, organised community and organised labour respectively to serve on the NMW Commission.
The NMWC will take over the functions of the Employment Conditions Commission (ECC) that has been presiding on the Sectoral Determinations (SDs).
Some of the function of the Commission include the following:
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