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"MATERNITY LEAVE"

HOW MANY DAYS MATERNITY LEAVE MAY BE APPROVED FOR A TEMPORARY EMPLOYEE?

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janetrudman4you
 User  janetrudman4you asked at 18 Dec. 2017

 

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baytool
 User baytool answered to question to 12 Jan. 2018
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Pregnant women may take 4 months of maternity leave, starting 1 month before their due date.

Application
The Basic Conditions of Employment Act applies to all employers and workers, but not -


◦members of the -

◦National Defence Force,


◦National Intelligence Agency, or


◦South African Secret Service; or



◦unpaid volunteers working for charity.


The section of the Act that regulate working hours does not apply to:


◦workers in senior management


◦sales staff who travel and regulate their own working hours

but also check the guidelines of your bargaining council, because they could grant you more months



◦workers who work less than 24 hours in a month


◦workers who earn in excess of an amount stated in terms of section 6 (3) of the Act ◦workers engaged in emergency work are excluded from certain provisions.

◦workers engaged in emergency work are excluded from certain provisions.




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