Domestic workers’ annual wage increase

2016-11-23 06:01

THE annual minimum wage increases for domestic workers will come into force from 1 December to 30 November, 2017.

In Umvoti, which is classified as Area B, the minimum wage for domestic workers who work more than 27 hours per week as follows:

Hourly rate: R11.31 (was R10.23)

Weekly rate: R508.93m (was R460.15)

Monthly rate: R2 205.16 (was R1 993.82)

Minimum wage for domestic workers who work 27 hours or less per week as follows:

Hourly rate: R13,35(was R12.07)

Weekly rate: R360.54 (was R325.98)

Monthly rate: R1562.21 (was R1 412.49)

In the major metropolitan areas (Area A) the monthly wage is R2 422.54, the hourly rate is R13.42 and the weekly rate R559.09 for working more than 27 hours per week.

For working 27 hours or less the wages in Area A are: R14.54 hourly, R392.59 weekly and R1 701.06 monthly.

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