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

Bargaining Council for the South African Road Passenger (SARPBAC)

Main Collective Agreement

21. Family Responsibility Leave



Employees will be entitled to a maximum of 8 days paid family responsibility leave per annum, for which documentary proof may be required by an Employer. Family responsibility leave may be applied for in respect of the following:


21.1 A maximum of 5 days compassionate leave may be granted in respect of the death of a spouse, life partner, parent, parent in law, direct or adopted child or direct sibling.


21.2 A maximum of 3 days leave may be granted (to a spouse) for the birth of a child or sickness  (confinement)  of a child (all employees).