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 | Domestics wage increase

The Department of Labour has announced the following new wage increase for domestic workers, effective 1 December 2015 to 30 November 2016:

Those working more than 27 ordinary hours per week:

Metro Areas Other Areas
Hourly Rate R11.44 R10.23
Weekly Rate R514.82 R460.15
Monthly Rate R2 230.70 R1 993.82

Those working 27 ordinary hours or less per week:

Metro Areas Other Areas
Hourly Rate R13.39 R12.07
Weekly Rate R361.50 R325.98
Monthly Rate R1 566.35 R1 412.49

For more information, contact James Foxcroft.

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