BASIC CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT ACT Annual Earnings

It has come to this time of the year that the Minister of Labour has reset the annual earnings threshold as from the 1st July 2014.  The new threshold is R205, 433.30.  Anyone earning over this figure is excluded from the protection offered in the BCEA in terms of Sections 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, parts of 17, and parts of 18.  The individuals earning over R205, 433.30 are not limited to 45 [...]

2014-11-25T10:09:58+00:00 September 30th, 2014|

HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY NEW MINIMUM WAGES AS FROM THE 01ST JULY 2014

The Department of Labour has implemented the minimum wage schedule which is applicable as from the 01st July 2014. This is applicable for all industries in the Hospitality Sector and has been gazetted as from the 01st July 2014 for the entire Hospitality Sector. The sector is divided into minimum wages for employers with (ten) 10 or less employees and for employers with more than ten (10) employees. For less than ten (10) employees the [...]

2014-11-25T10:10:10+00:00 September 30th, 2014|

IMPLEMENTING OUR LABOUR LAW

It is rather curious to see that in the budget debate for the Department of Labour the ruling party saw fit to propose and implement a budget for the Department of Labour which specifically has a decrease in the amount of monies paid to the inspectorate of the Department of Labour.  This decrease will mean further hardships for the inspectors and could lead to less inspectors being employed.  Already the Department of Labour’s inspectorate are [...]

2014-11-27T11:16:39+00:00 September 1st, 2014|