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


Determination: Earnings Threshold - 2021

Notice No. 77 of 2021


Notice No. 77

8 February 2021

GG 44137


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 R211 596.30 (two hundred and eleven thousand, five hundred and ninety six rand, thirty cents) per annum be excluded from sections 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17(2), 18(3) of this Act with effect from 1 March 2021.


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