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


National Bargaining Council for the Electrical Industry of South Africa:

Extension of Consolidation of Collective Agreement to Non-parties

Part I

23. Injury-on-Duty Allowance



Where an employer in terms of section 47(3) of the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993, is of a reasonable belief that an employee absent from work resulting from an injury on duty will be compensated under the said Act and in respect of which a claim has been made under the Act, the employer shall pay an amount to the employee equivalent to 75 per cent of the employees' ordinary hourly rate for such absence up to a maximum period of three months from the date of the accident. The employer shall recover this payment from the Compensation Commissioner.