New wage rates for contract cleaning employees

07 November 2016 - 16:13 By TMG Digital


South Africa’s contract cleaning employees’ minimum wages have been adjusted upward with effect from December 1‚ the Department of Labour announced on Monday. In terms of the sectoral determination that prescribes minimum wages in the sector‚ workers in Area A will earn a minimum of R19‚38 per hour.This is up from the R18‚01 per hour during 2015/2016. Area A includes the City of Cape Town‚ Ekurhuleni‚ City of Johannesburg‚ City of Tshwane and Nelson Mandela Bay; and also local councils of Emfuleni‚ Merafong‚ Mogale City‚ Metsimaholo‚ Randfontein‚ Stellenbosch and Westonaria. The rest of the workers in the sector will earn a minimum rate of R17‚66 per hour‚ up from R16‚41 in 2015/2016. The increases cover the period 1 December 2016 to 30 November 2017. - TMG Digital

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