Before joining STBB in 2012, James practised exclusively in the field of Labour Law, representing a vast array of both individual and corporate clients throughout South Africa.

Thought of the Week | Increase In Domestic Workers’ Wages Effective 3 December

The Department of Labour yesterday announced the wage increases for all domestic workers, effective from 3 December 2018, as follows:

Those working more than 27 ordinary hours per week:

Area Metro Areas Other Areas
Hourly Rate R13.69 R12.47
Weekly Rate R616.03 R561.27
Monthly Rate R2669.24 R2431.97

Those working 27 ordinary hours or less per week:

Area Metro Areas Other Areas
Hourly Rate R16.03 R14.72
Weekly Rate R432.78 R397.37
Monthly Rate R1875.22 R1721.81

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