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

Sectoral Determinations

Sectoral Determination 1 : Contract Cleaning Sector, South Africa

3. Remuneration

 

(1) With effect from 1 March 2021 an employer shall pay a contract cleaning worker at least the minimum wage prescribed in the schedule.

 

Sectoral Determination 1 : Contract Cleaning Sector, South Africa

 

Wages Table

Minimum hourly rates for Contract Cleaning employees

Area A

Area B

Area C

Metropolitan Councils:

 

City of Cape Town,

Greater East Rand Metro,

City of Johannesburg,

Tshwane and Nelson Mandela.

 

Local Council:

 

Emfuleni, Merafong,

Mogale City,

Metsimaholo,

Randfontein, Stellenbosch,

Westonaria

 

All Areas in KwaZulu-Natal

 

NB: Conditions of employment and minimum wage rates for KwaZulu-Natal areas shall be subjected to the collective agreement concluded in the Bargaining Council for the Contract Cleaning Service Industry (BCCCI).

In the rest of the RSA

Rate per hour

 

Rate per hour

 

Rate per hour

 

R27,97

BCCCI rates apply

R25,50

 

[Sectoral Determination 1, clause 3(1) substituted by section 3 of Notice. No. 3069, GG48094, dated 21 February 2023 - effective 1 March 2023]

 

(2) Despite clause 3(1), an employee who works for less than six hours on any day must be paid for at least six hours on that day.

 

(3) An annual bonus will be paid to all employees, during the month of December or on termination of employment. This bonus will be calculated as follows—
(a) An employee shall receive an annual bonus equivalent to four point three three three weeks of the employee's weekly wage as from 1 December 2012.
(b) Subject to paragraph (a) an employee who has not been in employment for a period of 12 months shall be paid a prorated bonus calculated as follows:
(i) The number of full calendar months service divided by 12 and multiplied by four point three three three times the employee's weekly wage.

[Sectoral Determination 1, clause 3(3) substituted by section 1 of Notice No. 687 of 2013]