Minimum Wages

Minimum Wages

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) in South Africa is currently R25.42 for an ordinary hour of work. On 01 February 2024 the Minister of Employment and Labour announced that the NMW for each ordinary hour worked will increase by 8.5% (or R2.16) to R27.58 with effect from...
Collective and Derivative Misconduct

Collective and Derivative Misconduct

Specific problems arise when a number of employees who were involved in the same act of misconduct are subjected to disciplinary action. These problems relate to the selection of employees to be disciplined, the situation that arises when there is no direct evidence...
Annual Bonus Payment

Annual Bonus Payment

There is no statutory or legal requirement that employers must pay any bonus. Therefore, any such payments are not regulated by labour legislation.   Types of Bonuses There are three types of bonuses that are normally paid by employers. Performance bonus –...