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Minimum Assessment for Domestic Sector Republished

June 21, 2021

Department of Employment and Labour

The notice on the minimum assessment for the domestic sector has been republished.

The employment and labour department announced the minimum assessment in Government Gazette 44702 on 15 June 2021.

It was published in terms of the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act.

Section 83(1) of the act provides for the assessment of employers.

The revenue of the Compensation Fund consists mainly of annual assessments paid by registered employers on a basis of a percentage or fixed rate of the annual earnings of their employees.

The minimum assessment ensures that the assessment is not less than the administration costs.

The minimum assessment for the domestic sector is set at R381.

A signed version of the notice was re-published in Gazette 44722.

Meanwhile, in Gazette 44723, the department announced the extension of the period of operation of the National Bargaining Council for Hairdressing, Cosmetology, Beauty and Skincare Industry’s Main Collective Agreement.

The Agreement is extended, in terms of the Labour Relations Act, until 30 June 2023.