for subscribers

Domestics to be covered by workplace compensation

Share your Subscriber Article
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend!

PROPOSED changes to the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act to include domestic workers have been welcomed by unions.

The act was passed in 1993, before the Constitution, and has not been amended for years. The proposed amendments follow court rulings that the exclusion of domestic workers is invalid.

Trade unions have welcomed the move to include domestic workers in private households in compensation for occupational injuries and diseases.

There’s more to this story
Subscribe to News24 and get access to our exclusive journalism and features today.
Subscribe
Already a subscriber? Sign in
Lockdown For
DAYS
HRS
MINS
Voting Booth
Who do you think is going to win the 2020 US election?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Biden is going to take it
46% - 5158 votes
It's four more years for Trump
54% - 6116 votes
Vote
ZAR/USD
16.53
(-0.12)
ZAR/GBP
21.37
(+0.04)
ZAR/EUR
19.51
(-0.38)
ZAR/AUD
11.62
(+0.23)
ZAR/JPY
0.16
(+0.11)
Gold
1902.80
(+0.00)
Silver
24.51
(+4.76)
Platinum
860.00
(+0.76)
Brent Crude
42.85
(-0.67)
Palladium
2339.00
(+0.82)
All Share
55141.19
(-0.04)
Top 40
50741.17
(-0.00)
Financial 15
9953.15
(-0.25)
Industrial 25
75649.15
(+1.19)
Resource 10
53376.36
(-1.39)
All JSE data delayed by at least 15 minutes morningstar logo