Basic Conditions of Employment Act: Annual Leave Guide

  • Employees are entitled to 21 consecutive days’ annual leave (15 working days out of every of the 21 days are paid) or by agreement, one day for every 17 days worked or one hour for every 17 hours worked.
  • Leave must be granted not later than six months after the end of the annual leave cycle.
  • An employer must not pay an employee instead of granting leave except on termination of employment.


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