Labour minister Mildred Oliphant has announced in early April this year that the Employment Conditions Commission would consider representations on increasing the Earnings Threshold in the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA). Interested parties had until 7 May 2013 to make representations to the commission, a body established in terms of Section 59 of the BCEA to advise the minister on various matters including those concerning basic conditions of employment… (more)