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Basic Guide to Temporary Employment Services (Domestic Workers)

by Zopedol — last modified 2007-12-05 11:50
Employment agencies are liable to comply with the regulations set out in this sectoral determination.


Sectoral Determination 7 applies to all domestic workers  (including independent contractors and those employed by agencies), except domestic workers who -

work on farms; or

are covered by -

  • another sectoral determination, or
  • a bargaining council agreement.

The Basic Conditions of Employment Act applies in respect of any matter not covered by this sectoral determination.


Special rules governing the employment of domestic workers

Guidelines for Employment Agencies

Workers whose services are provided to a client by an employment agency are employed by the agency. The agency is the employer of the worker. 
The employment agency and client are both responsible to adhere to the provisions set out in this sectoral determination.

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