IN THE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COURT OF MALAWI
MATTER NO. IRC 177 OF 2003
KASUZA .. ...APPLICANT
LIMBE COUNTRY CLUB ... ... ..RESPONDENT
- CORAM: R. Zibelu Banda, Chairperson
- Respondent- Absent no excuse
- Applicant; present
- Chinkudzu; Official Interpreter
Normal working hours-Over time-Wages-Burden of proof-Applicant to prove that he worked over time but did not receive wages.
Upon hearing the applicant and there being on contrary evidence from the respondent the court finds that the applicant earned over time for working over the normal working hours and he also earned over time for working during public holidays.
The applicant is entitled to and must be paid by the respondent the following amounts:
For working over time over the normal working hours between December 2002 to June 2003 (728 hours) K12601.68
For working during public holidays between December 2002 to June 2003
(84 hours) .K15509.76
The total award is K28101.44 to be paid into court by the respondent within 7 days of this date.
- Any party aggrieved by
this decision has the right of appeal to the High Court within 30
days of this decision. Appeal lies only
on matters of law and
jurisdiction and not facts: Section 65 (2) of the Labour Relations
Pronounced in Open Court this 21st day of April 2005 at LIMBE.
R Zibelu Banda (Ms.)