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

Sectoral Determinations

Sectoral Determination 14 : Hospitality Sector, South Africa

Part B : Minimum Wages

5. Payment of remuneration


(1) An employer must pay an employee—
(a) in South African currency;
(b) daily, weekly, fortnightly or monthly; and
(c) in cash, by cheque or by direct deposit into an account designated by the employee.


(2) Any payment in cash or by cheque must be given to each employee—
(a) at the workplace;
(b) during the employee's working hours; and
(c) in a sealed envelope which becomes the property of the employee.


(3) An employer must pay an employee on the normal pay day agreed to in writing by the employee.