What are your rights (as an employee) on Election Day?

What are the rights of the employees with regards to voting in Wednesday’s election?

And what are the responsibilities of the employer?

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Maserumule Incorporated labour law specialist Puke Maserumule.

Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.

Employees who ordinarily work on a public holiday will have to negotiate with employers.

Puke Maserumule

If you earn less that R205 000 per year you only have to work on public holidays if it’s stipulated in your contract.

Puke Maserumule

The Constitution gives you the right to vote.

Puke Maserumule

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