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New Minimum Wages - Increase Of Minimum Wages: Domestic Sector: 1 January 2018 – 30 November 2018.

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New Minimum Wages - Increase Of Minimum Wages: Domestic Sector: 1 January 2018 – 30 November 2018.

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant has announced an upward adjustment to the minimum wage of the
Domestic Worker Sector industry with effect from 1 January 2018, as follows:
 

EMPLOYEES WORKING MORE THAN 27 ORDINARY HOURS PER WEEK

AREA A                                 AREA B

Hourly Rate R 13.05                         Hourly Rate R 11.89
Weekly Rate R 587.40                    Weekly Rate R 534.91
Monthly Rate R 2,545.22              Monthly Rate R 2,317.75
 

EMPLOYEES WORKING LESS THAN 27 ORDINARY HOURS PER WEEK

AREA A                                 AREA B

Hourly Rate R 15.28                      Hourly Rate R 14.03
Weekly Rate R 412.60                 Weekly Rate R 378.83
Monthly Rate R 1,787.80            Monthly Rate R 1,641.48
 

Please find below a schedule of Area A and Area B for your convenience.
 

Area A

Bergrivier Local Municipality, Breederivier Local Municipality, Buffalo City Local Municipality, Cape
Agulhas Local Municipality, Cederberg Local Municipality, City of Cape Town, City of Johannesburg
Metropolitan Municipality, City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, Drakenstein Local
Municipality, Ekurhulen Metropolitan Municipality, Emalahleni Local Municipality, Emfuleni Local
Municipality, Ethekwini Metropolitan Unicity, Gamagara Local Municipality, George Local
Municipality, Hibiscus Coast Local Municipality, Karoo Hoogland Local Municipality, Kgatelopele
Local Municipality, Khara Hais Local Municipality, Knysna Local Municipality, Kungwini Local
Municipality, Kouga Local Municipality, Langeberg Local Municipality, Lesedi Local Municipality,
Makana Local Municipality, Mangaung Local Municipality, Matzikama Local Municipality,
Metsimaholo Local Municipality, Middelburg Local Municipality, Midvaal Local Municipality,
Mngeni Local Municipality, Mogale Local Municipality, Mosselbaai Local Municipality, Msunduzi
Local Municipality, Mtubatu Local Municipality, Nama Khoi Local Municipality, Nelson Mandela,
Nokeng tsa Taemane Local Municipality, Oudtshoorn Local Municipality, Overstrand Local
Municipality, Plettenbergbaai Local Municipality, Potchefstroom Local Municipality, Randfontein
Local Municipality, Richtersveld Local Municipality, Saldanha Bay Local Municipality, Sol Plaatjie
Local Municipality, Stellenbosch Local Municipality, Swartland Local Municipality, Swellendam Local
Municipality, Theewaterskloof Local Municipality, Umdoni Local Municipality, uMhlathuze Local
Municipality and Witzenberg Local Municipality
 

Area B

All areas not mentioned in area A
 

Please also note that domestic workers include housekeepers, gardeners, nannies and domestic
drivers amongst others.

Author Joblaw
Published 27 Dec 2017 / Views -
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