SALARY PROGRESSION

Gauteng Department of Education employees:  Salary progression adjustments, which were due in July, should be included in teachers’ August salaries.  Office-based educators and public servants should receive a supplementary payment by approximately 17 August.  The adjusted salary notch will not show on their August salary advice, but should appear on September’s salary advice.

DHET employees (TVET and CET):  When NAPTOSA contacted DHET with regard to the salary progression adjustments, the official was not able to provide any specific payment dates. He indicated that a DHET meeting had been scheduled for 25 August and more information would only be available after the meeting.

 

HOUSING ALLOWANCE

Gauteng Department of Education employees:  NAPTOSA Gauteng is still receiving many complaints from members about the payment of the housing allowance.  It seems as if districts are working on solving the many problems reported.  District officials indicated to NAPTOSA that the target date for having solved all the outstanding problems is 25 October. 

DHET employees (TVET and CET):  DHET indicated that they were not aware of any outstanding queries with regard to the housing allowance.  Should individual employees still experience problems with regard to the housing allowance, they should submit a query to their HR section, but at the same time e-mail the query to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  We will take the matter up with DHET.