Information collected at a workshop on Collective Bargaining Agreements by the IUF Global Sugar Program and the Tanzania Plantation Workers Union (TPAWU). October 13-15 2008, Morogoro, Tanzania.
|Area||TPC – Tanganyika Plantation||Kilombero Sugar (KS)||Mtibwa / Kagera (KSL)
(reproduces national legislation)
|Length of Continuous Employment to access benefits||N/A||6 months which is equal to the probation period.||N/A|
|Length of Leave||12 weeks with pay. Once taken employee cannot take annual leave during the year.
Maximum of 4 births every three years.
|N/A||84 days after every three years without forfeiting her entitlement to her normal annual leave.
If child dies after 1½ years and if after the death of the child she becomes pregnant and gives birth to a child safely, she will be entitled to maternity leave even if the period of three years has not elapsed.
|No night shift on reaching 6 months pregnancy and for 18 months after delivery.
Agricultural work: job requirements reduced to half on reaching 7 months.
|Reduction of task rate when reaching 6th month
Permanent workers: reduction of work in problems/pain appear before 6yh month and on doctor’s report
Permanent workers: no night shift starting on 6th month and until the child is 2 years old.
|At six months of pregnancy: task reduced by half.
Exempted from night shift on reaching six months pregnancy and for a period of nine (9) months after delivery so long as the child is alive.
(leave during pregnancy for medical checks)
|N/A||One day for medically approved attention if permanent worker.||N/A|
|Health Protection (leave after child birth in case of complications)||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Premature delivery, miscarriage & stillbirth||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Breast Feeding/lactation breaks||One hour/day when child is at workplace OR she leave one hour earlier for 12 months after delivery||Two one-hour session per day until child is 2 years old||When residing within or close to company premises will be allowed one and a half-hour (1½) per day until child is 18 months old.
If task-based, her task should be reduced by 18.75% to allow her go for breast-feeding