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Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995)

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Motor Industry Bargaining Council  (MIBCO)

Main Collective Agreement

Division A : Provisions Applicable to all Establishments in the Industry

Clause 4 : Regulation of Working Hours

4.4 Shift Work

 

 

(1) The following provisions shall apply to shifts worked in a vulcanising establishment registered under Chapter I of Division C of this Agreement and in establishments registered under Chapters II, III and Chapter V of Division C of this Agreement:
(a) No normal shift shall exceed nine and a quarter hours;
(b) not less than eight hours shall elapse between successive shifts of any employee;
(c) where an employee is employed between 18h00 and 06h00 his employer shall pay him at his ordinary rate of remuneration, plus 10 percent for each hour or part of an hour worked between these times;
(d) subject to subclause (3) of this clause, time worked by an employee after the completion of his normal shift shall, subject to the proviso to clause 4.1.B(6) of this Division, be regarded as overtime and be paid for in accordance with the overtime rates prescribed in the said clause.

 

(2) In respect of a vulcanising establishment registered under Chapter I of Division C and a vehicle body building establishment registered under Chapter II of Division C, no shifts shall be worked between 18:00 on Saturday and 06:00 on Monday.

 

(3) Where an employee's ordinary shift or part of it is worked on a Sunday in an establishment registered under Chapters III and V of Division C, the employee concerned shall be remunerated for such shift as follows:
(a) if the major portion of such shift is worked on a Sunday, the entire shift shall be deemed to have been worked on a Sunday and the employee shall be paid for it in terms of clause 4.3 of this Division;
(b) if the lesser portion of such shift is worked on a Sunday, the entire shift shall be deemed to have been worked on a weekday, and the employee shall, subject to subclause (1) of this clause, be remunerated in terms of such shift at his ordinary rate of remuneration.