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

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Main Collective Agreement

Part 7 : Employers' Obligations

47. Uniforms and protective clothing



1) An employer must supply free of charge any uniform, overall, gumboots, cap or other protective clothing that the employer is required by law to provide to employees or that employees are required by law to wear.


2) An employer who, whether explicitly or implicitly, requires employees to wear protective clothing not covered by sub-clause (1) must supply that clothing free of charge.


3) Any protective clothing that has been provided to an employee free of charge remains the property of the employer.


4) The quality and quantity of uniforms is to be negotiated at plant or establishment level.