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Minimum wage for domestic workers rises

Cape Town: Since the 1st of December all employers have to pay domestic workers a minimum wage of R9.63 per hour in urban areas. Salaries in rural areas rise up to R8.30. This confirmed the minister of employment.

Domestic WorkersThe salary for domestic workers, who are working more than 27 hours per week in area A, which defines all urban areas with municipalities, as for example Buffalo City, City of Tshwane, Emalahleni, Johannesburg and so on, is:

• R 9.63 per hour

• R 433.35 per week

• R1 877.70 monthly

The minimum wage for domestic workers who are working more than 27 hours per week in area B, which is defined as a small town, will rise up to: Continue reading

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