Good afternoon,I would appreciate any ad...

Asked by Hendry on 19-01-2023 20:01:08
Question posted in the General Law category relating to Gauteng

Good afternoon,

I would appreciate any advice or guidance.

My question - is my employer allowed to deduct negative leave from my last salary? 

Our employment contract and HR policy on the intranet is very vague about the subject. I am about to resign and am currently in a negative leave balance. The negative balance is due to our office closing over the December / festive period (from 16.12.2022 to 09.01.2023) so im essence "forced leave". I have discussed my intention to resign with our HR and they advised that I will he liable for the leave. It amounts to almost R24,000. 

Hoping for any advice or guidance. 

Thank you,


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