FAQs for South Africa Team Members - Migration to Oyster Direct/Oyster Local Entity

Callum Sweeney
Callum Sweeney
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1. How will the migration affect health benefits? 

There will be no negative impacts on health benefits. In fact, You will receive a new, comparable benefits package specifically tailored to the South African market.

2. What will happen with my accrued vacation days?

Your vacation days will be transferred along with your employment. You should not notice any difference with your leave allowance and should be able to use your leave in the same way as before the transition.

3. What is the timeframe for the migration from the local partner and onboarding into the Oyster owned entity?

Overview of migration schedule (dates are approximate only):

Starting November 28

Informational emails sent to Team Members

Starting December 2

Team Members submit a resignation form to the third party employer and formally resign by sending a resignation letter. Then, they are able to and sign new employment agreement with Oyster

January 1, 2023

Team Members will be onboarded into the Oyster owned entity on a date which has been previously agreed upon with you . Termination must be processed by this point and the previous employer requires at least 3 weeks notice to process this.