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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 10 : Provisions applicable to particular categories of employees

61. Part-time employees


1) Unless the context indicates otherwise, part-time employees are bound by this clause and the remainder of this Agreement. If there is a contradiction between this clause and another clause in the Agreement, this clause prevails.


2) The written contract of employment of a part-time employee must specify the hours the employee is required to work each day, week or month.


3) The minimum wage of a part-time employee is calculated as a proportion of the wage prescribed in Schedule 5 for the class of work performed by that employee.


4) The number of part-time employees employed by an employer may, on average, not exceed 30% of the employer's average monthly workforce over a 12-month period.


5) An employer must credit a part-time employee with a full working day for every day worked, irrespective of the number of hours worked, unless the employee is absent for reasons not specified in the definition of "working day" on any day which the employee is required to work.


6) For the purposes of calculating the contributions payable to the benefit funds referred to in Part 4 of this Agreement and Council expense contributions prescribed in clause 69 of this Agreement, the normal basic weekly wage of a part-time employee who works an average of 15 or more ordinary hours per week, is calculated as follows-


Normal basic weekly wage =