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


Determination: Earnings Threshold - 2023

Notice No. 3067 of 2023


Notice No. 3067

20 February 2023

GG 48092


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 R241 110,59 (two hundred and forty-one thousand, one hundred and ten rands, fifty-nine 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 2023.


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 TW Nxesi, MP

Minister of Employment and Labour

Date: 13/02/2023