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  1. South Africa - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Code of good practice on the arrangement of working time (No. R. 1440). - Code of good practice

    Adoption: 1998-11-13 | ZAF-1998-L-51675

    Sets forth a code of practice for arranging and implementing working time shifts. Employers should take into account health and safety factors, family responsibilities, preferences of employees, and the performance of safety-critical tasks.

  2. South Africa - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Public Holidays Amendment Act, 1995 (No. 48 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-09-28 | ZAF-1995-L-43426

    Allows the President to declare any day to be a public holiday.

  3. South Africa - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Integration of Labour Laws Act: Regulations Regarding the Integration of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1983 (No. R. 1261).

    Adoption: 1995-08-18 | Date of entry into force: 1995-09-01 | ZAF-1995-R-41860

    Regulations relating to permission for performance of work on Sundays and other exemptions in relation to the Integration Act.

  4. South Africa - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Public Holidays Act, 1994 (No. 36 of 1994) (No. 2088 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-11-23 | Date of entry into force: 1995-01-01 | ZAF-1994-L-40045

    Makes provisions for a new calendar of public holidays and provides that public holidays shall be paid holidays.

  5. South Africa - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Proclamation No. 168: Declaration of first Monday of May as a public holiday.

    Adoption: 1988-09-23 | ZAF-1988-M-7130

    Declares Workers' Day as a public holiday.

  6. South Africa - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Mines and Works Act, 1956 (Act 27 of 1956), Amendment of Regulations. Government Notice No. R. 1352.

    Adoption: 1988-07-08 | ZAF-1988-L-6548

    Amend the Regulations published in Government Notice R. 992 of 26 June 1970, as amended. The amendments concern various safety and precautionary measures, hygiene facilities, work clothing, blasting, the definition of time worked, and advisory committees. Refers in several provisions to preliminary negotiations with individual employee's organisations.

  7. South Africa - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Personnel Regulations. Schedule of Amendment. Government Notice No. R. 1037.

    Adoption: 1988-06-03 | ZAF-1988-R-6542

    Makes changes in the personnel regulations of the South African Transport Services, concerning in particular hours of work.

  8. South Africa - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Government Notice No. R. 2876: Technikons (National Education) Act 1967, Regulations.

    Adoption: 1987-12-31 | ZAF-1987-L-4735

    Inter alia, sets conditions of service, annual leave, etc. for employees of technical education institutes.

  9. South Africa - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Government Notice No. R. 2615. Wage Determination 451. Glass and Glassware Industry, Republic of South Africa.

    Adoption: 1987-11-27 | ZAF-1987-M-4647

    In addition to wages, governs working hours and overtime, holidays, annual leave, sick leave and termination of contracts of employment (inter alia); prohibits employment of any person under the age of 15 or any woman four weeks prior to or eight weeks following confinement.

  10. South Africa - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Government Notice No. R. 2272. Wage Determination 449. Stonecrushing Industry, Republic of South Africa.

    Adoption: 1987-10-09 | ZAF-1987-M-4637

    Issued under the Wage Act 1957 (LS 1957 - SA 1). In addition to wage scales, contains provisions on means of payment, overtime, annual leave, sick leave, piece work, the prohibition of employment of any person under the age of 15 years or of a woman four weeks before or eight weeks after confinement, and termination of a contract of employment. Supersedes Government Notice No. R. 1817 of 4 Sept 1981, as amended.

  11. South Africa - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Mines and Works Amendment Act 1987. No. 38.

    Adoption: 1987-09-02 | ZAF-1987-L-4624

    Amends the Mines and Works Act 1956 in relation to the regulatory powers of the Minister. In particular, refers to requirements for certification of competency with a view to safety and health at mines or works ("provided that no distinction shall be made on the basis of race or colour" (new s. 12(nA)) and the permissible number of hours or shifts which employees with a view to safety and health may work. Adds a new subsection (2) to section 12 stating that the Minister shall consult with any employees' or employers' organisation which in the Minister's opinion has an interest in the composition of certain committees.

  12. South Africa - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Temporary Removal of Restrictions on Economic Activities Act 1986. No. 87.

    Adoption: 1986-09-03 | ZAF-1986-L-2848

    Empowers the President to suspend temporarily laws or conditions thereunder with regard to certain undertakings, industries, trades or occupations, or to grant temporary exemptions, if circumstances exist so that the application of those laws or conditions unduly impede economic progress or the creation of job opportunities. Proclamations of this nature require the advice of the Standing Committee established by the Act, after consultation with the Minister of Manpower, when the following matters are involved: registration of employees and of factories, factory inspection, conditions of service and working hours, use of machinery, and health and safety protection. The Act shall cease to have effect on 31 Mar. 1989.

  13. South Africa - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Regulations No. R. 2531 for Wage Determination 446: Chemical and allied products industry, made under the Wage Act 1957.

    Adoption: 1985-11-08 | ZAF-1985-L-1896

    The Regulations define various categories of workers and their tasks, and govern the rates and payment of their respective wages, hours of work, leave entitlements and other matters.

  14. South Africa - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Government Notice No. R. 2424: Exemption from the application of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act 1983 and Wage Act 1957.

    Adoption: 1985-10-25 | ZAF-1985-L-1999

    The decision refers to the special work-creation programme announced in October 1985. Employers engaging persons in approved projects under the programme are exempted from compliance with the basic conditions of employment as regards minimum wages, annual and sick leave, piece work and commission work and termination of employment. The decision was taken by the Director-General for Manpower.

  15. South Africa - Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave - Law, Act

    Government Notice No. R. 2109 of Wage Determination No. 445, made by the Minister of Manpower pursuant to the Wage Act 1957 [LS 1957 - S.A. 1], in respect of the wool, mohair, hides and skins trade.

    Adoption: 1985-09-20 | ZAF-1985-L-1826

    The schedule specifies the areas, operations and classes of employees to which the wage determination applies. It contains provisions concerning rates of remuneration, hours of work, annual leave, sick leave, minimum age of employees, termination of contract of employment, etc.


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