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

Sectoral Determinations

Sectoral Determination 13 : Farm Worker Sector, South Africa

Part B : Minimum Wages

6. Information concerning pay


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


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