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Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1997 (Act No. 75 of 1997)

Sectoral Determinations

Sectoral Determination 13 : Farm Worker Sector, South Africa

Part G : Termination of Employment

31. Certificate of service


(1) On termination of employment, a farm worker is entitled to a certificate of service stating—
(a) the farm worker’s full name;
(b) the name and address of the employer;
(c) a description of any council or sectoral employment standards by which the employers business is covered;
(d) the date of commencement and date of termination of employment;
(e) the title of the job or brief description of the work for which the farm worker was employed at the date of termination;
(f) the remuneration at the date of termination;
(g) any relevant training received by the farm worker;
(h) the pay at date of termination; and
(i) if the farm worker requests, the reason for termination of employment.