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

Notices

Bargaining Council for the Motor Ferry Industry

Main Collective Agreement

22. Termination of Employment

 

 

22.1 An employer or an employee, may terminate the contract of employment only on written notice of not less than —
22.1.1 one week, if the employee has been employed for 6 months or less;
22.1.2 two weeks, if the employee has been employed for more than 6 months but not more than one year;
22.1.3 four weeks, if the employee has been employed for more than one year.

 

22.2 Nothing contained in clause 22.1above shall effect:
22.2.1 the right of an employer or an employee to terminate the contract of employment without notice for any cause recognised by law as sufficient; or
22.2.2 any agreement between an employer and an employee that provides for a period of notice of equal duration on both sides of longer than one week, two weeks or four weeks, as the case may be: Provided that if an agreement has been entered into in terms hereof, the payment or forfeiture in lieu of notice shall be proportionate to the period of notice agreed upon.