Tag - domestic worker

Domestic worker benefits

For most South Africans, their domestic worker is part of the family. As such and as a responsible employer, you should consider providing additional benefits similar to those that an employee in any other working environment would enjoy – for example, health care and a retirement benefit. Here are some of the available options: Domesticsure by...

What you need to know about domestic worker contracts

You’ve employed the same domestic worker for the last 10 years but now, due to a change in your financial circumstances, you need to either end her contract or reduce her working hours. If you don’t follow the correct procedures, you could find yourself in front of the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA). Labour adviser...