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Maternity Leave

Maternity Leave

Maternity Leave Explained

MATERNITY LEAVE EXPLAINED IN DETAIL

There are many misconceptions regarding Maternity Leave due to lack of understanding for the Employer and Employee

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