Summary Basic Conditions Of Employment Act

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Summary Basic Conditions Of Employment Act

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the purpose of The Basic conditions of Employment Act?
    • A. 

      To make sure overtime is paid

    • B. 

      To regulate working conditions in South Africa

    • C. 

      To stop workers striking

    • D. 

      To tell managers what not to do

  • 2. 
    An employee should work no more that ....... hours per week.
  • 3. 
    An employee must rest for 36 hours between the end of one working week and the start of the next?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    If an employee works after 18H00 an ..... must be paid by the company
  • 5. 
    If an employee works 5 hours overtime and earns R 15 per hour. calculate his overtime pay 
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      112.50

    • C. 

      75

    • D. 

      150

  • 6. 
    An employee working on a public holliday that is a normal work day  gets paid ....... the normal rate 
  • 7. 
    An employee can request time off instead of payment for overtime hours worked
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Leave can be taken during your notice period
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Annual leave does not apply to any employee who works less than 24 hours per month
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Employees with less than 12 months service are not entitled to maternity leave
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    During your notice period you can claim sick leave
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    An employee with more than one years service must give how much notice
    • A. 

      2 weeks

    • B. 

      1 week

    • C. 

      4 weeks

    • D. 

      2 month

  • 13. 
    On termination you must pay an employee
    • A. 

      At least one weeks salary for every completed year of service

    • B. 

      For any sick leave not taken

    • C. 

      Pay for periods worked including overtime

    • D. 

      His pro rate December bonus

  • 14. 
    A certificate of service should be issued to each employee 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The following employees are exempt from paying SDL ( 4 correct answers)
    • A. 

      Salary bill less than 500 000

    • B. 

      If no training is done in the company

    • C. 

      Any public employer

    • D. 

      Religious or charitable institution exempt from tax

    • E. 

      Turnover is less than 5 million

    • F. 

      80% of funding comes from the state

  • 16. 
    The following employees are exempt from paying UIF (4 answers)
    • A. 

      Employees working less than 24 hours a month

    • B. 

      Farm workers

    • C. 

      Learners

    • D. 

      Government workers

    • E. 

      Domestic workers

    • F. 

      Expat workers

  • 17. 
    The maximum uif deduction is ......
  • 18. 
    The following are included in the definition of remuneration (5 correct answers)  
    • A. 

      Salary

    • B. 

      Commission

    • C. 

      Guaranteed bonus

    • D. 

      Cell phone allowance

    • E. 

      Fixed travel allowance

    • F. 

      Overtime

    • G. 

      Reimbursive travel

    • H. 

      Tool allowance

  • 19. 
    The following statements apply to sick leave (3 correct answers)
    • A. 

      5 day workers earn 30 days in 36 months 5 day workers earn 30 days in 36 months 5 day workers earn 30 days in 36 months 5 day workers earn 30 days in 36 months 5 day workers earn 30 days in 36 months 5 day workers earn 30 days every 36 months

    • B. 

      For the first 6 months you earn 1 day for every 26 worked

    • C. 

      Employee must bring a certificate for being sick on a monday

    • D. 

      Sick leave is paid out when the employee leaves

    • E. 

      Monthly paid workers earn 30 days every 36 months.

  • 20. 
    Which of the  following  should be included when calculating the salary to be used when calculating uif.(4 correct answers) 
    • A. 

      Basic salary

    • B. 

      Pension fund pay out

    • C. 

      Retrenchment pay

    • D. 

      Paid sick leave

    • E. 

      Overtime

    • F. 

      Shift allowance

    • G. 

      Commision

  • 21. 
    A return must be sent to the UIF commissioner every month which shows the deductions made for each employee.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False