The Department of Labour has implemented the minimum wage schedule, which is applicable as from the 01st July 2017. This is applicable for all industries in the Hospitality Sector and has been gazetted as from the 01st July 2017 for the entire Hospitality Sector.
The sector is divided into minimum wages for employers with (ten) 10 or less employees and for employers with more than ten (10) employees. For less than ten (10) employees the monthly wage is R3193.12 and for over ten (10) employees is R3559.10. These amounts can be calculated on a weekly and hourly basis as well.
The hourly tariff for less than 10 employees is R16.36 and for employers with more than 10 employees R18.25