Acts Online
GT Shield

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


National Bargaining Council for the Clothing Manufacturing Industry

Main Collective Agreement

Part C : Provisions for the KwaZulu-Natal Region

11. Records



(1) All records with regard to wages required to be kept in terms of Section 32 of the Unemployment Insurance Act, 1966, or in terms of this part of the Agreement, shall be completed by 12:00 on each Friday.


(2) Every employer shall keep as part of his records a clock card to be used in connection with the time clocks referred to in clause 9 (8) in respect of each employee for each week or part of a week for which wages are due and payable, such clock card to form the basic document for the computation of remuneration.


(3) All clock cards, or other types of records, shall, in accordance with the requirements of section 31 of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1997 be kept for a period of three years subsequent to the date of the record and, on request, shall be available for the inspection by an agent of the Council.


(4) In addition to the powers of the agents of the Council as set out in clause 30 of this part of the Agreement and section 33 (3) read with section 142 of the Act, the agent(s) may at any time, for the purpose of ensuring that the provisions of the Act and this part of the Agreement are being complied with—
(a) cause to be investigated any books, records or documents of any employer, whether or not the same are required to be kept in terms of any law and whether or not the same are at any establishment;
(b) take and retain copies of any such books, records or documents.