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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

6. Information about Remuneration


(1) An employer must give an employee the following information in writing on each day the employee is paid:
(a) the employer’s name and address;
(b) the employee’s name or number on the payroll, and workplace;
(c) the employee’s occupation;
(d) the period for which payment is made;
(e) the amount and purpose of any deductions made from the remuneration;
(f) the nett amount paid to the employee;
(g) if relevant to the calculation of that employee’s remuneration—
(i) the employee’s rate of remuneration and overtime rate;
(ii) the employee’s allowance rate;
(iii) the number of ordinary hours worked by the employee;
(iv) the number of overtime hours worked by the employee;

[Sectoral Determination 1, clause 6(1)(g)(iv) substituted by section 4 of Notice No. R. 467 of 2001]

(v) the number of hours worked by the employee on a Sunday or a public holiday during that period, and
(vi) The written information required in terms of subclause (1) must be given to each employee:
(h) at the workplace or at a place agreed to by the employee;
(i) and such envelope or container on which these particulars are recorded or such statement shall become the property of the employee: Provided that
(i) the particulars prescribed above may be recorded on such envelope or in such statement in code which shall be fully set out and explained in an accompanying notice or in a notice kept posted in some conspicuous place in the establishment, accessible to all employees affected thereby;
(ii) the amount due to the employee may be paid into the employee’s nominated building society or bank account, by manual or electronic funds transfer, by the employer, who shall, however, hand to the employee the aforementioned statement.