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

Sectoral Determinations

Sectoral Determination 14 : Hospitality Sector, South Africa

Part D : Hours of Work

10. Overtime


(1) An employer may not require or permit an employee—
(a) to work overtime except in accordance with an agreement concluded by the employer and the employee;
(b) to work more than 10 hours' overtime a week; or
(c) to work more than 12 hours, including overtime, on any day.


(2) An agreement concluded in terms of sub-clause (1)(a) with an employee when the employee commences employment, or during the first three months of employment, is only valid for one year.