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 | Domestic workers wage increase

The Department of Labour has announced wage increases for all domestic workers (which include gardeners at private homes; persons who look after children, the aged, the sick or the disabled in private homes; and persons employed to drive the children of a household to school). This is effective
1 December 2016 to 30 November 2017.

Those working more than 27 ordinary hours per week:

Area Metro Areas Other Areas
Hourly Rate R12.42 R11.31
Weekly Rate R559.09 R508.93
Monthly Rate R2 422.54 R2 205.17

Those working 27 ordinary hours or less per week:

Area Metro Areas Other Areas
Hourly Rate R14.54 R13.35
Weekly Rate R392.58 R360.54
Monthly Rate R1 701.06 R1 562.21

For more information, contact our James Foxcroft.