Reference to a “domestic worker” includes housekeepers / domestic helpers, gardeners, nannies / care-givers and domestic drivers. These employees are protected under the Basic Conditions of Employment Act as well as Sectoral Determination Seven – Domestic Worker Sector. You are required to employ them using a written Domestic Worker’s Agreement, and pay them at or above the minimum legal wage.
Please note that this information is supplied for general information and does not constitute legal advice. It is advisable for you to contact a legal practitioner for guidance in respect of your unique requirements.