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

Notices

Bargaining Council for the Hairdressing and Cosmetology Services (Semi-National)

Main Collective Agreement

10. Part-Time Employees

 

 

10.1 The working hours of part-time employees shall be as follows:
10.1.1 A part-time employee employed for one day per week may not be employed for more than nine hours per day;
10.1.2 A part-time employee employed for two days per week may not be employed for more than nine hours per day and not more than 18 hours per week;
10.1.3 A part-time employee employed for three days per week may not be employed for more than nine hours per day and not more than 27 hours per week.

 

10.2 An employer who employs a part-time employee shall notify the Council of that fact in writing within 14 days (or on the next return form) of employing such a person.

 

10.3 An employer who employs a part-time employee shall notify the council in writing within 14 days of the termination of the services of the part-time employee.

 

10.4 Until such time as an employer has complied with 10.2 and 10.3 that part-time employee shall be regarded as being a full-time employee for the purposes of all of the Collective Agreements operated by the Council, and shall be entitled to all of the rights and subject to all the liabilities of a full-time employee.

 

10.5 The remuneration of part-time employees shall be calculated as follows:
10.5.1 A part-time employee employed for one day per week shall receive the prescribed basic salary divided by 26 = daily rate;
10.5.2 A part-time employee employed for two days per week shall receive the prescribed basic salary divided by 26 = daily rate x 2;
10.5.3 A part-time employee employed for three days per week shall receive the prescribed basic salary divided by 26 = daily rate x 3.

 

10.6 The leave of part-time employees shall be as follows:
10.6.1 A part-time employee shall be entitled to one working day's leave for every 17 days worked;
10.6.2 A part-time employee employed for one day per week shall be entitled to three working days' leave per year, calculated as follows:

1 day x 52 weeks = 52 divided by 17 = 3 days

10.6.3 A part-time employee employed for two days per week shall be entitled to six working days leave per year, calculated as follows:

2 days x 52 weeks = 104 divided by 17 = 6 days

10.6.4 A part-time employee employed for three days per week shall be entitled to nine working days' leave per year, calculated as follows:

3 days x 52 weeks = 156 divided by 17 = 9 days

 

10.7 The sick leave of a part-time employee shall be as follows:
10.7.1 During each sick leave cycle a part-time employee shall be entitled to receive paid sick leave for the number of days that they normally work during a six-week period. During the first six months of employment, a part-time employee only has the right to one day's paid sick leave for every 26 days worked. On completion of the six month qualifying period, the part-time employee shall be entitled to the full sick leave due for the three-year cycle, calculated as follows:
10.7.1.1  A part-time employee employed for one day per week shall be entitled to six days' paid leave during every three year cycle of employment with the same employer;
10.7.1.2  A part-time employee for two days per week shall be entitled to 12 days' paid sick leave during every three year cycle of employment with the same employer;
10.7.1.3  A part-time employee employed for three days per week shall be entitled to 18 days' paid sick leave during every three year cycle of employment with the same employer.
10.7.2 Sick leave due in terms of this clause shall be paid by the part-time employee's employer.
10.7.3 Should a part-time employee wish to receive the same union, sick pay fund and provident fund benefits as that of a full-time employee, subscriptions and membership fees (contributions) due for these benefits shall be the same as those paid by a full-time employee.

 

10.8 An part-time employee who has completed five continuous years' service with an employer, in the same establishment, shall be entitled to the following leave:
10.8.1 A part-time employee employed for one day per week shall be entitled to four working days per year;
10.8.2 A part-time employee employed for two days per week shall be entitled to eight working days per year;
10.8.3 A part-time employee employed for three days per week shall be entitled to twelve working days per year.