With effect from 1 July 2014, the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (“BCEA”) earning threshold was increased to R205 433.30 per annum. Thus, employees earning above this increased threshold are not afforded the rights provided by section 9 (ordinary hours of work), 10 (overtime), 11 (compressed working week), 12 (averaging of hours of work), 14 (meal intervals), 15 (daily and weekly rest period), 16 (pay for work on Sundays), 17(2) (night work) and 18(3) (public holidays) of the BCEA.