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Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1997 (Act No. 75 of 1997)


Determination: Earnings Threshold Correction Notice - 2022

Notice No. 1736 of 2022


Notice No. 1736

9 February 2022

GG 45890


Department of Employment and Labour


I, Thembelani Waltermade Nxesi, Minister of Employment and Labour, hereby in terms of Section 6(3) of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, No. 75 of 1997, (the Act), determine that all employees earning in excess of R224 080,48 (two hundred and twenty-four thousand, and eight rand, fourty-eight cents) per annum be excluded from sections 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17(2) and 18(3) of this Act with effect from 1 March 2022.


For the purposes of this notice:


"Earnings" means the regular annual remuneration before deductions i.e. income tax, pension, medical and similar payments but excluding similar payments (contributions) made by the employer in respect of the employee: Provided that subsistence and transport allowances received, achievement awards and payments for overtime worked shall not be regarded as remuneration for the purpose of this notice.



Mr T W Nxesi, MP

Minister of Employment and Labour

Date: 03/02/2022