My friend started working for a Scrap Me...

Asked by counter on 29-12-2020 15:49:57
Question posted in the General Law category relating to Western Cape
Question value: R 200.00

My friend started working for a Scrap Metal company on the 15th of July 2020. After 3 months she was told that her probation period will be extended for another 3 months (no reason given). The company has closed from the 16th of December till the 4th of January 2021. This company does not give payslips to any employee. It was verbally agreed that she would pay R5000 per month. Today her salary was paid in her bank account, but only half (R2500). On enquiery, via whatsapp, she was informed that she hasn't accumaleted enough leave, thus she only gets half of her pay. This very same employer also made his employees work on all the previous public holidays, without paying overtime.

What is my friends rights? She does not want to confront him, because she is afraid that he will tell her she does not have to go back to work when they re-open on the 4th of January?

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