Good day!I would like to query stanby allowances and call-outs. Is there any mention in the labour law as to whether a company is obliged to pay both or is the decision based on company policy. At my current place of employment it was recently decided to drop the 10% standby allowance and we were told that if we did not respond to a callout 'we would see what the GM is capable of doing'! Sounds like a bit of a threat! Please could you advise on how to proceed.Thank you
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Simply put if it is part of your employment agreement and the employer unilaterally changes an employee's conditions of employment with a reduction in salary then it constitutes an unfair labour practice. You will have to follow the internal grievance procedure to the letter and if one does not exist then i suggest write a letter to the CEo
Then if your response in not satisfactory then you can approach the CCMA>
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