Our exclusive service to households employing domestic workers
Domestics are an essential facet of South African households and over the past few years important measures have been put in place to regulate a previously unregulated industry.
Most recent statistics show that South Africa has in excess of one million domestic workers, accounting for more than 8% of the total workforce in our country. According to the CCMA’s statistics, domestic workers are the biggest segment in the South African workforce referring disputes to the CCMA.
In terms of the Basic Conditions of Employment and Labour Relations Acts, domestic workers’ wages and working conditions are set by the Minister of Labour and are amended annually and published in the Government Gazette as law.
What does this mean for households?
Domestic workers are, amongst others entitled to:
Some of the entitlements may further create complexities for stay-in workers. For average households to deal with the above mentioned legal requirements and associated risks could be overwhelming and prove to be costly. What happens when things go wrong?
Our SERR Synergy labour relations for Domestics have been specially designed to take care of all of the above as well as other legislative requirements. We offer households overall peace of mind and comprehensive protection in this regard at an affordable price.
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