• 2020-02-08 09:39:48

The Basic Conditions of Employment Act (section 33) stipulates what must be on a Payslip:

(1) An employer must give an employee the following information in writing on each day the employee is paid:

(a)  The employer’s name and address; 

(b)  the employee’s name and occupation; 

(c)  the period for which the payment is made; 

(d)  the employee’s remuneration in money; 

(e)  the amount and purpose of any deduction made from the remuneration; 

(f)  the actual amount paid to the employee; and 

(g)  if relevant to the calculation of that employee’s remuneration— 

(i)  the employee’s rate of remuneration and overtime rate;

(ii)  the number of ordinary and overtime hours worked by the employee during the period for which the payment is made; 

(iii)  the number of hours worked by the employee on a Sunday or public holiday during that period; and 

(iv)  if an agreement to average working time has been concluded in terms of section 12, the total number of ordinary and overtime hours worked by the employee in the period of averaging. 

(2) The written information required in terms of subsection (1) must be given to each

employee—

(a)  at the workplace or at a place agreed to by the employee; and 

(b)  during the employee’s ordinary working hours or within 15 minutes of the commencement or conclusion of those hours. 


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