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Labour (Domestic Workers) Employment (Amendment) Regulations, 2005 (No. 15)
[Statutory Instrument 42 of 2005]
March 25, 2005
With effect from March 01, 2005

First Schedule
GRADING AND WAGES

GRADE

MINIMUM WAGE

 

Monthly
$

Weekly
$

Daily
$

Hourly
$

Grade 1:
Yard/garden worker

800,000.00

184,758.00

33,592.40

3,733.00

Grade 2:
Cook/housekeeper (with or without Grade 1 duties)

850,000.00

196,305.00

35,692.00

3,966.00

Grade 3:
Child-minder or disabled/aged minder (with or without Grade 2 duties)

900,000.00

207,852.20

37,791.31

4,199.00

Grade 4:
Disabled/aged minder with Red Cross Certificate or similar qualification (without Grade 1,2 or grade 3 duties)

950,000.00

219,400.00

39,891.00

4,432.33

"The hourly rate applies for each hour worked and any part of an hour worked must be remunerated as a complete hour".

5. With effect from the 1st March, 2005, the principal regulations are amended by the repeal of the Second Schedule and the substitution of –

"Second Schedule
MINIMUM ALLOWANCES

Accommodation 100,000
Transport 140,000
Lights 60,000
Fuel 86,600
Water 20,000
"

EXPLANATORY NOTE
(This note does not form part of the regulations, but is intended to explain their contents)

The effect of these regulations is to increase domestic workers’ minimum wages and allowances with effect from the 1st March 2005.

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