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

Notices

Building Bargaining Council North and West Boland

Extension of Amendment of Main Collective Agreement to Non-parties

5. Clause 14: Holiday Fund

 

 

Substitute the following for subclauses (1), (2), (3) and (4):

 

"(1) The Holiday Fund is hereby continued and shall be continued to be administered by the Council for the purposes of providing eligible employees with leave pay for the period of annual leave in terms of clause 9(6) of the Agreement. Holiday Fund payout at the end of the year shall be for fifteen (15) working days. Moneys contributed to the Fund by employers shall be invested as provided for in terms of section 53(5) of the Act.

 

(2) Contributions by the employer:
(a) An employer shall contribute an amount to the holiday fund on behalf of an eligible employee for each day that the employee remains in his/her employ (a contribution day), which amount shall be calculated as follows:

 

Category of employee

From the date of commencement of this Agreement

Area 'A'

Area 'B'

Area 'C'

Area 'D'

R

per day

R

per day

R

per day

R

per day

Employees for whom wages are prescribed in—

 

 

 

 

(i)

clause 10(1)(a)

6,98

6,98

4,98

6,64

(ii)

clause 10(1)(b)

6,98

6,98

4,98

6,64

(iii)

clause 10(1)(c)

7,68

7,68

5,61

7,31

(iv)

clause 10(1)(d)

8,44

8,44

6,23

8,04

(v)

clause 10(1)(e)

9,29

9,29

6,98

8,85

(vi)

clause 10(1)(f)

10,22

10,22

7,78

9,73

(vii)

clause 10(1)(g)

11,24

11,24

8,71

10,70

(viii)

clause 10(1)(h)

12,36

12,36

9,72

11,78

(ix)

clause 10(1)(i)

13,60

13,60

10,46

12,95

(x)

clause 10(1)(j)(1)

14,96

14,96

13,60

14,25

(xi)

clause 10(1)(j)(2)

16,46

16,46

14,96

15,67

(xii)

clause 10(1)(j)(3)

18,10

18,10

16,46

17,24

(xiii)

clause 10(1)(j)(4)

19,91

19,91

18,10

18,96

(xiv)

clause 10(1)(j)(5)

21,90

21,90

19,91

20,86

(xv)

clause 10(1)(j)(6)

24,09

24,09

21,90

22,95

(xvi)

clause 10(1)(j)(7)

26,50

26,50

24,09

25,24

(xvii)

clause 10(1)(j)(8)

29,15

29,15

26,50

27,77

(xviii)

clause 10(1)(k)

7,68

7,68

6,98

7,31

(xix)

clause 10(1)(l)1)

9,29

9,29

7,78

8,85

(xx)

clause 10(1)(l)(2)

10,22

10,22

8,71

9,73

(xxi)

clause 10(1)(l)(3)

11,24

11,24

9,72

10,70

(xxii)

clause 10(1)(I)(4)

13,60

13,60

11,77

12,95

 

(b) Every employer shall pay the specified contribution to the Council on the employee's normal pay day, and shall on that day endorse and issue the employee with the specified fringe benefits indicating the amount of the contribution made.

 

(3) Public holidays as proclaimed under the Public Holidays Act, 1994, will be prorata included into the holiday fund. Moneys contributed to the Fund by employers shall be invested as provided for in terms of section 53(5) of the Act. The following paid holidays will be pro-rata included into the fringe benefits system:

1.

16 December 2013

-

Day of Reconciliation

2.

25 December 2013

-

Christmas Day

3.

26 December 2013

-

Day of Goodwill

4.

1 January 2014

-

New Year's Day

5.

21 March 2014

-

Human Rights Day

6.

18 April 2014

-

Good Friday

7.

21 April 2014

-

Family Day

8.

28 April 2014

-

Freedom Day

9.

1 May 2014

-

Workers Day

10.

16 June 2014

-

Youth Day

11.

24 September 2014

-

Heritage Day

 

(a) Employers are obliged to pay their employees for each public holiday that fall in the work period, as defined by the Basic Conditions of Employment Act no. 75 of 1997, unless the employees decide to have their public holidays paid with their holiday fund payout at the end of the year. Employers should inform the council in writing with their employees' preference at least 10 days before the holiday.

 

(b) Employers can only claim the funds back from the Building Bargaining Council, if their employee's benefits are up to date and sufficient. If an employer's benefits are not up to date, and not sufficient, the employer will be held responsible to pay their employees for each public holiday. The Council will only deal with claims from employers.

 

(c) Employers are obliged to purchase a benefit for each employee on each public holiday, except on the following public holidays, 16 December 2013, 25 December 2013, 26 December 2013 and 1 January 2014. These public holidays fall under the annual holiday fund.

 

(4) Contributions by the employer:
(a) An employer shall contribute an amount to the holiday fund for the public holidays on behalf of an eligible employee for each day that the employee remains in his/her employ (a contribution day), which amount shall be calculated as follows:

 

Category of employee

From the date of commencement of this Agreement

Area 'A'

Area 'B'

Area 'C'

Area 'D'

R

per day

R

per day

R

per day

R

per day

Employees for whom wages are prescribed in—

 

 

 

 

(i)

clause 10(1)(a)

5,12

5,12

3,65

4,87

(ii)

clause 10(1)(b)

5,12

5,12

3,65

4,87

(iii)

clause 10(1)(c)

5,63

5,63

4,11

5,36

(iv)

clause 10(1)(d)

6,19

6,19

4,57

5,90

(v)

clause 10(1)(e)

6,81

6,81

5,12

6,49

(vi)

clause 10(1)(f)

7,49

7,49

5,71

7,14

(vii)

clause 10(1)(g)

8,24

8,24

6,39

7,85

(viii)

clause 10(1)(h)

9,07

9,07

7,13

8,64

(ix)

clause 10(1)(i)

9,97

9,97

7,67

9,50

(x)

clause 10(1)(j)(1)

10,97

10,97

9,97

10,45

(xi)

clause 10(1)(j)(2)

12,07

12,07

10,97

11,49

(xii)

clause 10(1)(j)(3)

13,28

13,28

12,07

12,64

(xiii)

clause 10(1)(j)(4)

14,60

14,60

13,28

13,91

(xiv)

clause 10(1)(j)(5)

16,06

16,06

14,60

15,30

(xv)

clause 10(1)(j)(6)

17,67

17,67

16,06

16,83

(xvi)

clause 10(1)(j)(7)

19,43

19,43

17,67

18,51

(xvii)

clause 10(1)(j)(8)

21,38

21,38

19,43

20,36

(xviii)

clause 10(1)(k)

5,63

5,63

5,12

5,36

(xix)

clause 10(1)(l)1)

6,81

6,81

5,71

6,49

(xx)

clause 10(1)(l)(2)

7,49

7,49

6,39

7,14

(xxi)

clause 10(1)(l)(3)

8,24

8,24

7,13

7,85

(xxii)

clause 10(1)(I)(4)

9,97

9,97

8,63

9,50

 

(b) Every employer shall pay the specified contribution to the Council on the employee's normal pay day, and shall on that day endorse and issue the employee with the specified fringe benefits indicating the amount of the contribution made."