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Name: Basic Conditions of Employment Act (No. 3 of 1983) [as amended through Basic Conditions of Employment Amendment Act, No. 137 of 1993]
Country: South Africa
Subject(s): Migrant workers; Conditions of employment
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1983
Entry into force:
Published on: Statutes of the Republic of South Africa, Vol. 10, pp. 1095-1143
ISN: ZAF-1983-L-39232
Bibliography: Statutes of the Republic of South Africa, Vol. 10, pp. 1095-1143
Abstract/Citation: Regulates conditions of employment of certain categories of employees (including domestic workers). Issues regulated include maximum working hours, meal intervals, overtime, work on Sundays and on public holidays, minimum annual leave, sick leave, and termination of contracts of employment. As of 1993-09-01 farming activities are regulated separately. The Act is applicable to migrant workers. Regularly updated in: South African Labour Law, eds. Clive Thompson and Paul Benjamin (Kenwyn: Juta and Co.). Available in DOC.NORMES.
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