Wed, May 18, 2022

Firms not upfront about pay during recruitment usually ask applicants about pay expectations and current salary. This is in contravention of the Constitution and Competition Act.


The public can report the names of companies who demand pay slips or request any other information pertaining a rival firm’s pay.

Salary information is confidential and should not be a bargaining chip accessed by rival firms competing for talent.

The sharing of such confidential information undermines a fair competition for talent among firms.

Steps to report:

1. Download the CC1 complaint form

2. Complete and attach evidence, e.g emails, write a statement clearly explaining all details related to the demand for payslips or current salary information

3. Mail

S23.1 Constitution: Everybody entitled to fair labour practice.

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