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

Sectoral Determinations

Sectoral Determination 11 : Taxi Sector

Part A : Application

1. Scope of application


(1) Subject to sub-clauses (3) and (4), the determination applies to the employment of all employees working in the taxi sector, as defined.


(2) This determination applies throughout the Republic of South Africa.


(3) For the purposes of this determination, an employee in the taxi sector includes, but is not limited to—
(a) taxi drivers;
(b) administrative staff;
(c) rank marshalls;
(d) employees engaged to clean vehicles, premises, machinery, tools, or any other articles used in relation to taxi operations;
(e) employees who check and collect fares from passengers and who manage the loading of passengers into different taxi vehicles.


(4) The determination does not apply to—
(a) owner-drivers;
(b) employers and employees in the metered taxi sector;
(c) any person employed in activities covered by another sectoral determination or by a bargaining council agreement in terms of the Labour Relations Act, 1995.


(5) The provisions of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1997 apply to all employees and employers in the sector covered by this determination in respect of any matter that is not regulated by this sectoral determination.


(6) Only clauses 2 and 3 setting minimum wages and regulating annual increases to minimum wages, apply to employees who work for an employer in the taxi sector for less than 24 hours in a month.