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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 I : Provisions for the Non-Metro Areas

10. Compressed Working Week



(1) An agreement in writing between an employer and an employee may require or permit the latter to work up to twelve hours in a day, inclusive of the meal intervals required in terms of clause 8(3), without receiving overtime pay.


(2) An agreement in terms of sub-clause (1) may not require or permit an employee to work —
(a) more than 45 ordinary hours of work in any week;
(b) more than ten hours overtime in any week; or
(c) on more than five days in any week.