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Payroll Administrators National and International Service Offering

Pay Solutions ‘off-site’ payroll administrators have a solution for small, medium and large companies including Domestic Workers. They understand how important accuracy, security and updated changes to tax and legislation are at all times, thus after much research they chose one of the most powerful solutions in the industry namely PSiberWorks cloud hosted HR and Payroll Solution.

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PSiberWorks solution has been fundamental in Pay Solutions delivering excellent service over the past 11 years which has seen the company grow on a monthly basis. Many companies outsource their HR and Payroll Department to Pay Solutions which allows the company to concentrate on their core business. They also provide comprehensive on-site payroll and HR training.

Pay Solutions can attribute their success to their team of passionate individuals who have many years experience in the HR and Payroll Industry, each member of the team is fully trained and committed to their clients. The team is headed up by Shirley Combe who has over 30 years experience in the Industry and who regularly attends training thus keeping updated ahead of changes at all times.

They also take care of all domestic payroll queries, so chat to them about how they can assist to ensure you are on the right side of the law regarding Domestic Workers. The Department of Labour is becoming increasingly stringent about Domestic Workers rights which includes pay and leave. The CCMA have seen an increase of individual Domestic Worker cases over the previous year.

Domestic Workers Minimum Wages

Listed below are the latest minimum wages from the Department of Labour. These are applicable from 1 December 2015 through to 30 November 2016. These rates are applicable for Domestic Workers who work more than 27 hours per week.

The following rates are applicable for Domestic Workers who work more than 27 hours per week.

Minimum rates for MORE than 27-hrs per week and maximum of 45-hrs
For the period 1 Dec 2015 to 30 Nov 2016

Area A

Area B

Comments

Hourly Rate

R 11.44

R 10.23

Daily Rate Depending on the number of hours worked in the day
Weekly Rate

R 514.82

R 460.15

For a 45 hour week
Monthly Rate

R 2230.70

R 1993.82

For a 45 hour week

The following rates are applicable for Domestic Workers who work less than 27 hours per week.

Minimum rates for LESS than 27-hrs per week
For the period 1 Dec 2015 to 30 Nov 2016

Area A

Area B

Comments

Hourly Rate

R 13.39

R 12.07

Daily Rate Depending on the number of hours worked in the day
Weekly Rate

R 361.50

R 325.98

For a 45 hour week
Monthly Rate

R 1566.35

R 1412.49

For a 45 hour week
The Department of Labour wishes to caution employers that in terms of the law, a domestic worker may not:
  • work more than 45 hours per week;
  • work more than 9 hours per day a 5 day work week
  • and also work more than 8 hours a day for a 6 day work week.

Overtime must be paid at one and a half times the employees normal hourly rate for extra hours worked. Alternatively an employee may agree to receive paid time off.

The above rates however does not prevent an employer from paying a higher rate. They are only a guide to protect Domestic Workers from being exploited.

Below is a table for Area A, all other areas not included in Area A, fall under Area B.

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