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Domestic Sector Minimum Wages
2018/01/10

Notice has been issued with regards to Sectoral Determination 7 (Domestic Worker Sector of South Africa).   On 15 December 2017 the Minister issued the minimum wages for the Domestic Worker Sector.  When referring to the Government Gazette (No. 41326) two Tables are provided for, “Table 1” and “Table 2”.


WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THESE TWO TABLES?

Table 1 refers to Domestic Workers who work more than 27 ordinary hours per week and Table 2 refers to Domestic Workers who work 27 ordinary hours or less per week. 

 

TABLE 1 – MINIMUM RATES: (EMPLOYEES WORKING MORE THAN 27 ORDINARY HOURS PER WEEK) 

The minimum rates are set as follows:

Hourly Rate                           R    13.05

Weekly Rate                          R  587.40

Monthly Rate                         R 2545.22

 

TABLE 2– MINIMUM RATES: (EMPLOYEES WORKING 27 ORDINARY HOURS OR LESS PER WEEK)

 The minimum rates are set as follows:

Hourly Rate                           R    15.28

Weekly Rate                         R  412.60

Monthly Rate                        R 1787.80

 

The minimum rates differ per geographical area.  The above rates are for the areas of: Bergrivier Local Municipality, Breederivier Local Municipality, Buffalo City Local Municipality, Cape Agulhas Local Municipality, Cederberg Local Municipality, City of Cape Town, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, Drakenstein Local Municipality, Ekurhulen Metropolitan Municipality, Emalahleni Local Municipality, Emfuleni Local Municipality, Ethekwini Metropolitan Unicity, Gamagara Local Municipality, George Local Municipality, Hibiscus Coast Local Municipality, Karoo Hoogland Local Municipality, Kgatelopele Local Municipality, Khara Hais Local Municipality, Knysna Local Municipality, Kungwini Local Municipality, Kouga Local Municipality, Langeberg Local Municipality, Lesedi Local Municipality,  Makana Local Municipality, Mangaung Local Municipality, Matzikama Local Municipality, Metsimaholo Local Municipality, Middelburg Local Municipality, Midvaal Local Municipality, Mngeni Local Municipality, Mogale Local Municipality, Mosselbaai Local Municipality, Msunduzi Local Municipality, Mtubatu Local Municipality, Nama Khoi Local Municipality, Nelson Mandela, Nokeng tsa Taemane Local Municipality, Oudtshoorn Local Municipality, Overstrand Local Municipality, Plettenbergbaai Local Municipality, Potchefstroom Local Municipality, Randfontein Local Municipality, Richtersveld Local Municipality, Saldanha Bay Local Municipality, Sol Plaatjie Local Municipality, Stellenbosch Local Municipality, Swartland Local Municipality, Swellendam Local Municipality, Theewaterskloof Local Municipality, Umdoni Local Municipality, uMhlathuze Local Municipality and Witzenberg Local Municipality.

 

Should you or your organisation not fall within any of the above mentioned areas contact Ms Tanya Barnard (082 328 7101) or Mr Gavin Mulvenna (082 891 7093) to find out what the applicable minimum rates for your area would be.


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