Dismissing an Employee Fairly

Dismissing Employees Fairly in South Africa

Dismissing employees fairly is tricky, particularly in South Africa due employment being such a huge problem. More specifically, the lack of employment as the rate sits at 29.0%, the highest it has been in nearly 20 years. We wrote an article recently debating whether labour law is pushing employers to hire independent contractors but that is […]

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How much to pay Labourers or domestic workers in South Africa

How much should I pay my labourers in South Africa?

The department of labour announced that all labourers that fall under the definition of “domestic worker” which includes housekeepers, gardeners, nannies, domestic drivers among others are to be paid the following rates as a minimum as of the 1st of December 2016. Note: Area A refers to large metropolitan municipalities and built up areas and […]

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