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Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995)

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Bargaining Council for the Hairdressing, Cosmetology, Beauty and Skincare Industry (Pretoria)

Main Collective Agreement

5. Salary

 

 

(1)

(a) No employer shall pay and no employee shall accept salary at a rate lower than the prescribed minimum salary as published in the Gazette from time to time.
(b) Salary rates with effect from the date of coming into operation of this agreement shall be as follows:
(i) All employees employed in the hairdressing salons working 40 hours per week in the magisterial district of Pretoria and Wonderboom shall be paid salaries as prescribed in Annexure;
(ii) All employees employed in the hairdressing salons working 45 hours per week in the magisterial district of Kungwini (Bronkhortspruit) shall be paid salaries as prescribed in Annexure "I".
(iii) All employees employed in the beauty salons in the magisterial district of Pretoria working 40 hours per week shall be paid salaries as prescribed in Annexure "J".
(iv) All employees employed in the beauty salons in the magisterial district of Pretoria and Wonderboom working 45 hours per week shall be paid salaries as prescribed in Annexure "K".
(v) All employees employed in the beauty salons in the magisterial district of Kungwini (Bronkhorstpruit) working 45 hours per week shall be paid salaries as prescribed in Annexure "L".

(c)

(i) Despite the provisions of this clause, all stylists employed in an Afro Salon shall be paid a commission of not less than 30% of the turn over without a minimum salary, payable with stock deduction not exceeding 5% of the turnover.
(ii) for the purpose of calculating statutory deductions the basic salary as prescribed in the Collective Agreement shall be used to determine the amounts per category.

 

(2) Any person, other than a learner, performing the duties of a qualified hairdresser including any of the following services to the scalp or the hair of the head or face shall be entitled to the wage of the first year qualified hairdresser:
(i) chemical reformation of the hair, including permanent waving, relaxing and straightening of hair;
(ii) hair cutting and shaping;
(iii) barbering services, including shaving and singeing of hair;
(iv) hairstyling and arranging, including design, curling, waving (whatever means are used, including water, the Marcel method, or heat), blow drying and blow waving and styling, tonging, pressing and silking;
(v) adding natural and artificial hair and hair extensions to hair, board work, postiche, wig making or performing any operation referred to in paragraph (a) on any wig or hairpiece to be worn by any person;
(vi) trichology and trichological treatment, including the treatment of abnormalities and disorders of the hair;

 

(3) Nothing contained in this clause shall operate to permit a reduction in the wage an employee was receiving at the date of coming into operation of this Agreement, while such employee remains in the employ of the same employer.

 

(4)

(a) Notwithstanding the provisions of sub-clause (1) a learner who has passed from one module to another on or before 15th of that month, shall be paid at the next wage scale;
(b) A learner who passes from one module to another on or after the 16th of that month, shall remain on a same wage scale until the end of the month and thereafter her/his wages shall be adjusted accordingly;
(c) All learners who have attended college full-time and obtained module 6 or core unit standard level 4, shall commence at a salary prescribed in Annexure "H" category Y per month after which, every three-months they shall be promoted to the categories (Z and AA) until they reach category AB in Annexure "H".