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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

25. Clause

19. Short Time



Substitute the following for the existing clause 19:


19.1) Employers undertake to give the Representative Trade Union and employees at least 48 (forty eight) hours notice in the event of a reduction of working hours due to production/operational short time.


19.2) In the event of an act of God, a disruption in utilities services (electricity, water etc.) or any other unforeseen circumstances (such as a container not arriving on time etc.), employers will be required to give employers 4 (four) hours notice of short/reduced hours of work. Employees may be required to work during the 4 (four) hours notice period.