The Department of Labour has announced that the minimum wage for domestic workers will increase on 1 December 2016 in terms of Sectoral Determination 7 (SD7).
The Department of Labour announced on Wednesday, 3 February 2016 that the minimum wage for employess in the farming and forestry sectors will be adjusted with effect from 1 March, 2016. The increase is 6.6 percent.
SA’s economic turbulence has resulted in retrenchments becoming a common practice. Of late, Telkom retrenched over 1000 employees as part of its restructuring exercise. The onus is on the Employer to ensure that it follows the operational requirements for a fair dismissal in terms of a retrenchment. The Employer must provide a legitimate and lawful […]
The Department of Labour announced on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 that the minimum wage for farmworkers will be adjusted with effect from 1 March, 2015. The increase is 7,7 percent.
In terms of the Sectoral Determination for farmworkers, the new minimum wage will be as follows:
Sectoral Determination 7 (SD7), applies to all domestic workers (including independent contractors and those employed by agencies), except domestic workers who –
Want to avoid having to retrench workers as a result of dramatically increased labour wages and costs associated with conditions of employment? Attorney Rob McCarthy, gives some cost-saving options and advice in this article which appeared in the Farmers Weekly on 15 March 2013.