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

Sectoral Determinations

Sectoral Determination 11 : Taxi Sector

Part B : Minimum Wages

6. Information concerning pay


(1) On every pay-day, the employer must give the employee a statement showing—
(a) the employer's name and address;
(b) the employee's name and occupation;
(c) the employee's wage rate, overtime rate and allowance rate;
(d) the period in respect of which payment is made;
(e) the number of ordinary hours worked by the employee during that period;
(f) the number of overtime hours worked by the employee during that period;
(g) the number of hours worked by the employee on a public holiday or on a Sunday;
(h) the employee's total wage for the period;
(i) details of any other pay arising out of the employee's employment;
(j) details of any deductions made;
(k) the employer's registration number with the Unemployment Insurance Fund and the employer's contribution to the Fund; and
(l) the actual amount paid to the employee.


(2) An employer must retain a copy or record of each statement for three years.


(3) Unless there is an agreement in writing to the contrary, an employer must maintain an attendance register which indicates the hours of work, overtime, night work and work on Sundays and public holidays in respect of every employee.


(4) An attendance register maintained in terms of sub-clause (3), must be kept by the employer for a period of three years from the date of the last entry in the record.