fbpx
updated 7:42 PM CDT, Mar 13, 2019
HOT NEWS
National and Regional Economically Active Population - QLFS Q4 2018
A Green Workplace: How HR Must Lead the "Go Green" Initiative
Sustainable development and the workplace
Code of Good Practice: Collective Bargaining, Industrial Action and Picketing
Regulations issued in terms of section 208 of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 - Picketing Regula
Guidelines issued in terms of section 95(8)- Guidelines on registration of trade unions and employer
Guidelines on balloting for strikes or lockouts issued in terms of section 95 (9) of the LRA
Rules for the conduct of proceedings before the CCMA w.e.f. 1 January 2019
Ramaphosa: 'Historic' minimum wage to come into effect on January 1, 2019
Six challenges that impede entrepreneurs with disabilities in South Africa
A+ A A-

Calculating hours of work

 Calculating hours of work

 

Calculating hours of work (various ways of doing this)

 

Notes:

 

·         Average weeks per month = 4.3333 (52 weeks per year / number of months)

·         Average weekdays per month = 21.67 working days per month (i.e. 5 day work week – 4.333 x 5 = 21.6667 or 21.67)

·         Average weekdays plus Saturday or Sunday per month = 26 working days per month (i.e. 6 day work week – 4.333 x 6 days = 26)

 

 

Scenario

Formula

6 day work week (assuming a 45 hour work week which exclude lunch breaks)

= no. of day x no. of hours per day x average weeks per month

= 6 x 7.5 x 4.333 = 194.9985

 

Or more simply

= no. of hours per week x average weeks per month – 45 x 4.3333 = 194.985

or

= no. of hours per day x 26 days = 195

 

 

5 day work week (assuming a 45 hour work week which exclude lunch breaks)

= no. of day x no. of hours per day x average weeks per month

= 5 x 9 x 4.333 = 194.985

Or more simply

= no. of hours per week x average weeks per month – 45 x 4.3333 = 194.985

or

= no. of hours per day x 21.67 days = 195.03

 

The variances originate due to the rounding off of decimal points.

 

Calculating Annual Leave Days

 

Using the statutory entitlement as set out in the BCEA, one needs to determine whether leave days are for working days or consecutive days

 

e.g. 21 consecutive days leave (which includes weekends) is the same as

  • ·         15 working days leave (which excludes the weekends) based on a 5-day work week or
  • ·         18 working days leave based on a 6-day work week.

 

Most payrolls work on a system of “working days only”.

 

15 workings day per annum = 1.25 working days leave per month (15 working days / 12 months)

 

So very simply if a company provides:-

 

21 working days annual leave per annum = ·     1.25  working days leave per month

 

21 consecutive days leave per annum =  

  • ·         5-day work week = 15 working days leave per annum = 1.25 working days per month
  • ·         6-day work week = 18 working days leave per annum = 1.50 working days per month

 

28 working days leave per annum =       2.333 working days leave per month

 

28 consecutive days leave per annum =

  • ·         5-day work week = 20 working days leave = 1.67 working days per month
  • ·         6-day work week = 24 working days leave = 2 working days per month

 

 

 

Last modified onTuesday, 13 September 2016 19:29
Gary Watkins

Gary Watkins

Managing Director

BA LLB

C: +27 82 416 7712

T: +27 12 669 3289

F: +27 86 689 7862

Website: www.workinfo.com
Login to post comments

HR Associations