An employer may not require, or allow, an employee:
· To work overtime
unless in line with an agreement; and
· To learn more than 12 hours a day or 10 hours' overtime
An employer must pay an employee at least 1.5 times the employee's wage for overtime
work done, except for Sundays which must be paid at double time.
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regulation#2, and an agreement may allow for an employer:
· To pay an employee not less than his ordinary wage for overtime
worked and give the employee at least 30 minutes' time off on full pay for every hour of overtime
· Grant an employee at least 90 minutes' paid time off for every hour of overtime
An employer must grant paid time off, in terms of 'overtime regulation#3', within 1 month of the employee becoming entitled to it. But an agreement may increase the 1 month period, stated above, to 12 months.
An agreement made in terms of overtime
regulation#1, when the employee starts employment or within 3 months after employment, falls away within 1 year.
The method of payment (either pay or appropriate time off on full pay) will be authorised by the Managing Director and is dependent on the nature of work and the requirements of the company.
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