These days can be exchanged for any other day by agreement. Family responsibility leave (See Guideline 13) The employee will be entitled to three days family responsibility leave during each leave cycle. Job description Job Title ……………………………………………….(e.g.. Payment in kind may not be less than R100. The daily rest period may by agreement be reduced to 10 hours for an employee who live on the premises whose meal interval lasts for at least three hours. In other words, if the contract expired a year ago and this fact is suddenly realized by the employer, he cannot come along with a renewal dated a year ago on the date which the contract expired. 5.2The employee shall be entitled to the following allowances/payment in kind:    5.2.1A weekly/monthly transport allowance ofR…………. EMPLOYER                             EMPLOYEE  Witnesses: ……………………………………………………………. Again this does not mean that the employer cannot renew a fixed term contract – it  does mean that it becomes more likely, with each continued roll-over, that the employment relationship has become more permanent with each renewal of contract. The amendments to the law affecting fixed term contracts are introduced by the new section 198B. Put differently, it is a contract, the duration of which is agreed in advance between the employer and the employee. 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There seems to be an amazing number of employers out there who still seem to believe that they can employee a person on a fixed term contract and continue to roll over or renew the contract each time it expires, without placing the "contractor" onto permanent staff. and medical aid and pension contributions and u.i.f. The official public holidays are: New Years Day (1 January) Human Rights Day (21 March) Good Friday (varies) Family Day (varies) Freedom Day (27 April) Workers Day (1 May) Youth day (16 June) National Woman’s Day (9 August) Heritage Day (24 September) Day of Reconciliation (16 December) Christmas Day (25 December) Day of Goodwill (26 December) Any other day declared an official public holiday from time to time should also be granted. ?ð~6�47B�� ��y�F���y�X�[�F�����. This means that the contract will be deemed to have been tacitly renewed on the same terms, except that the relationship will now be of a permanent duration. SYNOPSIS: A fixed term contract is a useful form of temporary employment for many employers. It is a contract which runs from one specified date to another specified date. 6. 199... ……………………………………………………………. Sick leave During every sick leave cycle of 36 months an employee is entitled to an amount of paid sick leave equal to the number of days the employee would normally work during a period of six weeks. The employer may not, after having failed to renew a fixed term contract, suddenly come along and renew the contract in arrear. South African employers often lose at CCMA and bargaining councils in cases relating to fixed-term contracts. The leave must be granted not later than six months after completion of the period of 12 consecutive months of employment. Termination of contract 17.1 This contract shall automatically terminate upon the expiry of the term of service stipulated in clause 3.1 above without either party's having to notify the other party. I contend that if management cannot make such a simple decision after deliberating the matter for 8 years, they are either stupid or just plain dumb – and have no right to be in business exploiting employees in that way. days maternity leave without pay; or    12.2The employee will be entitled to ………… days maternity leave on ………… pay 13. 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