Labour Department’s Christmas Reminder

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The Labour Department is reminding shop owners and staff, especially in the distributive sector; that there are specific guidelines to be followed for general operations and overtime periods during the Christmas Season. During the month of December, businesses classified as shops under the Shops Act, are usually open for extended periods of time. Shop owners are therefore reminded that while …

Longer Shopping Hours Part Of 24/7 Society

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Government has done its part to liberalise the opening hours of stores under the Shops Act, and now it is up to the store owners to determine how long they will keep their doors open to accommodate bargain hunting shoppers. Acting Chief Labour Officer, Victor Felix, made this clear today, while speaking at his department’s Labour Management Relations Seminar at …

Reminder On Christmas Overtime

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The Labour Department is reminding shop owners and staff, especially in the distributive sector; that there are specific guidelines to be followed for overtime periods this Christmas Season. In December, businesses classified as shops under the Shops Act, are usually open for extended periods of time. Shop owners are therefore reminded that while cooperation regarding overtime requests is expected, it …