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


National Bargaining Council for the Clothing Manufacturing Industry

Main Collective Agreement

Part A : Provisions for the Eastern Cape Region

12. Employee Benefits

12.3 Retrenchment Benefit



An employer must pay an employee who is dismissed for reasons based on the employer's operational requirements, severance pay, equal to at least one week's remuneration for each completed year of continuous service with that employer, unless the employer has been exempted from the provisions of section 196 (1) of the Act by the Minister.