However, a worker cannot refuse overtime if the work to be done is to be done without delay, as the employer could not reasonably have foreseen the sudden failure. B of the equipment and that cannot be performed by workers during normal working hours. iv) When a workshop employee is asked to work overtime of more than 10 hours, his employer does not intend to grant the worker less than 48 hours of intention to work such overtime. 3. A worker may be required to work 10 hours of overtime beyond the 10 hours covered in the trap (2) of this clause, provided that an exemption licence has been granted by the Regional Secretary of the Regional Council. The employer may grant a worker, by agreement, paid leave for overtime instead of paying the employee. The worker is then entitled to 90 minutes of paid leave for every 60 minutes of overtime. The paid free time must be granted to the employee within one month of treatment, but can be increased to 12 months by mutual agreement. It is illegal for an employer to force a worker to say that he is working 9 hours and that he is on standby for the next 12 hours – this would violate the condition of daily rest. The maximum hours allowed are 10 hours per week. Workers must receive 1.5 times the normal rate of pay for overtime worked, with the exception of Sundays. Sunday overtime must be twice as high as the normal wage.
(Defensions for shirt workers). (2) No worker may work more than 10 hours of overtime per week. What is overtime work? Under the General Working Conditions Act, all hours worked beyond the worker`s normal daily or weekly hours are considered overtime.