2024 Earnings Threshold

This serves to notify you that on 05 March 2024, the Minister of Employment and Labour published the long-awaited Government Gazette (attached) determining that all employees earning in excess of R254 371.67 per annum (R21 197.64 per month) is excluded from the provisions of the BCEA which regulate ordinary hours of work (section 9), overtime (section 10), compressed working weeks (section 11), averaging of hours of work (section 12), meal intervals (section 14), daily and weekly rest periods (section 15), Sunday pay (section 16), pay for night work (section 17(2)), and pay for Public Holidays (section 18(3)).

“Earnings” means the regular annual remuneration BEFORE deductions.
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