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

National Bargaining Council for the Road Freight and Logistics Industry (NBCRFLI)

Main Collective Agreement

Part 4 : Benefit Funds

24. Continuation of benefit funds



1) The following funds are hereby continued-
a) the Leave Pay Fund established under Government Notice No. R.41 of 15 January 1971;
b) the Holiday Pay Bonus Fund established under the provisions of the Agreement published under Government Notice No. R.41 of 15 January 1971;
c) the Sick Fund established under Government Notice No. R.1238 of 12 June 1953 and continued and renamed as the Sick and Absence Fund under Government Notice No. R.559 appearing in Government Gazette 30041 of 6 July 2007.


2) The calculation and payment of benefit funds which includes the Leave Pay Fund, Holiday Pay Bonus Fund and the Sick and Absence Fund will no longer be linked to 252 shifts.


3) An employer is required to pay contributions in respect to all benefit funds to the Council as prescribed. An employer is entitled to submit a claim against a portion of contributions of an employee during any specific month as a result of the employee's unauthorised absence, as defined. Such claim must be in writing and accompanied by sufficient proof.