The issue is dealt with in
clause 5 of the MIBCO Main Collective Agreement.
for the purposes of calculating accrued leave pay shall mean an employee’s wage
plus any commission on sales regularly paid to the employee, the amount of
such commission being deemed to be the average amount received by or accrued to
an employee in respect of the period of 52 weeks immediately preceding the date
the employee goes on annual leave, or terminates his employment, or if a period
of less than 52 weeks has been worked, the average amount received by or
accrued for an employee in respect of the number of complete weeks actually
worked”. (own emphasis)
The Main Agreement further
provides that employees are entitled to three consecutive weeks’ leave on full
pay per leave cycle. Employees who have completed eight or more periods of
continuous employment with the same employer, is entitled to four weeks’ leave
on full pay.
a nutshell, motor vehicle- and
supply sales persons are entitled to average commission when going on annual
leave. So the remuneration calculated for leave pay is based on the basic
salary plus average commission earned over the preceding 52 weeks.