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 January 2018 to 30 November 2018.

Those working more than 27 ordinary hours per week:

Area Metro Areas Other Areas
Hourly Rate R13.05 R11.89
Weekly Rate R587.40 R534.91
Monthly Rate R2545.22 R2317.75

Those working 27 ordinary hours or less per week:

Area Metro Areas Other Areas
Hourly Rate R15.28 R14.03
Weekly Rate R412.60 R378.83
Monthly Rate R1787.80 R1641.48

For more information, contact James Foxcroft.