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

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National Bargaining Council for the Electrical Industry of South Africa:

Extension of Consolidation of Collective Agreement to Non-parties

Part I

13. Inclement Weather

 

 

If as a result of inclement weather conditions it is not possible to commence or continue with normal work, the employer may decide to discontinue work for that day. In the event of a decision being made to discontinue work on any day owing to inclement weather, an employee shall be paid as follows:

(a) If work has been stopped within four hours of the start of the normal working day, he shall be paid a minimum of four hours' pay at his normal rate of pay and allowances.
(b) Subject to the provisions of (a) above, if less than five and a half hours have elapsed since the normal starting time in the establishment and work is then stopped, the employee shall be paid the full pay and allowances for time worked.
(c) If more than five and a half hours have elapsed since the normal starting time and work is then stopped the employee shall be paid the full pay and allowances paid on a normal working day.