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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 C : Provisions for the KwaZulu-Natal Region

39. Atypical Work and Subcontracting



(1) The same terms and conditions of employment applicable to a permanent employee shall apply to a contract worker in that job grade, unless otherwise specified in this part of the Agreement.


(2) The Council shall conduct a biannual survey amongst employers to analyse trends relating to contract work, outsourcing, subcontracting and the use of homeworkers.



(a) The Council shall conduct a survey on the extent and type of contract work in the clothing industry.
(b) Every employer shall complete a questionnaire as approved by the Council.
(c) All employers are required to co-operate with the survey.