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

National Textile Bargaining Council: Extension to Nonparties of the Main Collective Amending Agreement

Part 2

Annexure I : Home Textiles Section

C. Hours of Work

24. Clause 15: Overtime



Substitute the following for the existing clause 15:


15.1) The overtime provisions of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, No. 75 of 1997, are applicable to the Home Textiles Section.


15.2) Overtime rates will only be applicable after the normal weekly hours of work have been worked in the week, unless the employee's absence is authorised and due to one of the following reasons:
a) the absence is authorised in terms of leave;
b) sick leave;
c) family responsibility leave;
d) leave due to an occupational injury;
e) shop stewards' leave; or
f) leave is authorised due to a maintenance or court order.


15.3) In all instances of leave above, the normal company procedures must be complied with in respect of the application, authorisation and approval of such leave. In the case of a maintenance and court order, the employee must obtain prior written authorisation/approval from the company, proof of the request from the court must be provided by the employee and the employee must comply with the agreed and approved time off.