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

Notices

Bargaining Council for the Motor Ferry Industry

Main Collective Agreement

10. Further Specific Provisions for Long Distance Carrier Drivers

 

 

10.1 PAYMENT FOR REST PERIOD

Where the 60 hour rest period or any part thereof, falls on a weekday (Monday to Friday) the Long distance carrier driver will receive a proportional payment based on 22.5 (twenty two and a half) ordinary hours. Where the rest period or any part thereof falls on a Saturday or Sunday the long distance carrier driver will not receive any payment in respect of that period.

 

10.2 PAYMENT FOR OVERTIME

Long Distance Carrier Drivers will be paid one and one-half times their normal hourly rate for each hour of overtime worked.

 

10.3 PAYMENT FOR SATURDAY WORK

Long Distance Carrier Drivers will be paid one and one-half times their normal hourly rate for every hour worked on a Saturday.

 

10.4 PAYMENT FOR SUNDAY WORK AND PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

Long Distance Carrier Drivers will be pad double their normal hourly rate for every hour worked on a Sunday or a Public Holiday.

 

10.5 GENERAL

There will be one driver per carrier operating for 9 ordinary hours per day and, in order to meet the operational requirements of manufacturers, overtime work will be necessary each day. An employer shall not require or permit an employee to work more than 90 hours in any week, inclusive of ordinary hours of work, overtime hours and hours worked on a Sunday or paid holiday.

Single long distance carrier drivers will have to stop for sleeping purposes during the hours of 23h00 and 05h00 unless otherwise agreed. During this period S&T will be payable.

 

Long Distance Carrier Drivers will be paid per hour and payment will be made weekly or monthly (to be decided by each Long Distance Carrier Driver and advised to management).