17 Nov 2015 Domestic worker minimum wage increase

The new domestic worker minimum wage increase is effective as of the 1st of December 2015, below please find a useful table and and click on the link provided  for more information from the South African Labour Guide.

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DOMESTIC WORKER MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES FROM 1 DECEMBER 2015

 

Wage Tables for the Domestic Worker Sector
Table 1 Minimum wages for domestic workers who work more than 27 ordinary hours per week
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.
Minimum rates for the period 1 December 2014 to30 November 2015 Minimum rates for the period 1 December 2015 to30 November 2016 Minimum rates for the period1 December 2016 to

30 November 2017

Hourly Rate   (R ) 10.59 Hourly Rate   (R ) 11.44 Previous years minimum wage + CPI*** +2.5% Hourly Rate   (R ) Previous years minimum wage + CPI*** +2.5%
Weekly Rate   (R ) 476.68 Weekly Rate (R ) 514.82 Weekly Rate   (R )
Monthly Rate   (R ) 2065.47 Monthly Rate (R ) 2230.70 Monthly Rate   (R )
Wages in Area A will be subjected to a CPI plus 2.5% increase for the period 1 December 2015 to 30 November 2016.  The CPI***(for the lowest quintile)  six weeks prior to 1 December 2015 is 5.5%.This means that wages for this period was calculated as follows: CPI plus 2.5% for Area A = 5.5% + 2.5% =8%. 
Area B
Areas not mentioned in Area A
Minimum rates for the period   1 December 2014 to             30 November 2015 Minimum rates for the period 1 December 2015 to 30 November 2016 Minimum rates for the period 1 December 2016 to 30 November 2017
Hourly Rate   (R ) 9.30 Hourly Rate (R ) 10.23 Previous years minimum wage + CPI*** +4.5% Hourly Rate   (R ) Previous years minimum wage + CPI*** +4.5%
Weekly Rate   (R ) 418.32 Weekly Rate (R ) 460.15 Weekly Rate   (R )
Monthly Rate   (R ) 1812.57 Monthly Rate (R ) 1993.82 Monthly Rate   (R )
 Wages in Area B will be subjected to a CPI plus 4.5% increase for the period 1 December 2015 to 30 November 2016.  The CPI***(for the lowest quintile)  six weeks prior to 1 December 2015 is 5.5%.This means that wages for this period was calculated as follows: CPI plus 4.5% for Area B = 5.5% + 4.5% =10%. 

 

 

 

 

Table 2 Minimum wages for domestic workers who work 27 ordinary hours per week or less
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.
Minimum rates for the period1 December 2014 to

30 November 2015

Minimum rates for the period1 December 2015 to

30 November 2016

Minimum rates for the period1 December 2016 to

30 November 2017

Hourly Rate   (R ) 12.40 Hourly Rate   (R ) 13.39 Previous years minimum wage + CPI*** +2.5% Hourly Rate   (R ) Previous years minimum wage + CPI*** +2.5%
Weekly Rate   (R ) 337.74 Weekly Rate   (R ) 361.50 Weekly Rate   (R )
Monthly Rate   (R ) 1450.33 Monthly Rate   (R ) 1566.35 Monthly Rate   (R )
 Wages in Area A will be subjected to a CPI plus 2.5% increase for the period 1 December 2015 to 30 November 2016.  The CPI***(for the lowest quintile)  six weeks prior to 1 December 2015 is 5.5%.This means that wages for this period was calculated as follows: CPI plus 2.5% for Area A = 5.5% + 2.5% =8%. 
Area B
Areas not mentioned in Area A
Minimum rates for the period1 December 2014 to

30 November 2015

Minimum rates for the period1 December 2015 to

30 November 2016

Minimum rates for the period1 December 2016 to

30 November 2017

Hourly Rate   (R ) 10.98 Hourly Rate   (R ) 12.07 Previous years minimum wage + CPI*** +4.5% Hourly Rate   (R ) Previous years minimum wage + CPI*** +4.5%
Weekly Rate   (R ) 296.35 Weekly Rate   (R ) 325.98 Weekly Rate   (R )
Monthly Rate   (R ) 1284.09 Monthly Rate   (R ) 1412.49 Monthly Rate   (R )
 Wages in Area B will be subjected to a CPI plus 4.5% increase for the period 1 December 2015 to 30 November 2016.  The CPI*** (for the lowest quintile)  six weeks prior to 1 December 2015 is 5,5%.This means that wages for this period was calculated as follows: CPI (for the lowest quintile) plus 4.5% for Area B = 5.5% + 4.5% =10%. 

 

 



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