Check Out The New Minimum Wage Rates For Domestic Workers

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Today, November 7, The Department of Labour announced that the minimum wage for the domestic worker sector has been adjusted upward with effect from December 1, 2016. The new wages will be applicable until November 30 2017.

Domestic workers who work in “Area A” which includes major metropolitan municipalities and cities‚ and work more than 27 hours a week will have an hourly rate of R12.42 from R11.44‚ a weekly rate of R559.09 from R514.82 in 2015/2016 and a monthly rate of R2422.54‚ up from R2230.70.

Domestic workers who work in “Area B” and who work for more than 27 hours a week will have an hourly rate of R11.31‚ a weekly rate of R508.93 and a monthly rate of R2205.17.

“The minimum wage adjustment is in line with the Basic Conditions of Employment Act which is regulated through the Sectoral Determination. Domestic workers are by law classified as vulnerable‚ hence the Sectoral Determination governing minimum wage and conditions of employment‚” the department said in a statement.

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Domestic workers include housekeepers‚ gardeners‚ nannies‚ domestic drivers among others.

Area A includes:

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

Witzenberg Local Municipality.

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