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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 5 : Remuneration

35. Incentive work


1) An employer may introduce an incentive scheme in terms of which an employee's remuneration is based on the quantity of work done or the employee's output, if-
a) the scheme complies with this clause and has the approval of the Council;
b) the registers prescribed in clauses 50 and 51 of this Agreement are properly kept;
c) an employee who is part of the scheme, is not paid less than the amount that employee would otherwise be entitled to in terms of clauses 11, 14, 15, 16 and 36 and Schedule 5.


2) An employer who wishes to introduce an incentive scheme must set up a committee consisting of an equal number of representatives of management and elected representatives of employees to negotiate and agree the terms of the scheme.


3) The terms of an incentive scheme-
a) must be reduced to writing and be signed by all the members of the joint representative committee; and
b) may not be varied or terminated by any party to the scheme unless that party-
i) has given all other parties notice in writing as may have been agreed upon by the parties who entered into the scheme;
ii) has complied with any other obligations set out in the scheme for varying or terminating the scheme.