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Amendment To Circular Issued On The 18th June 2018

As you are aware the Employer Federation, SEIFSA and 20 of its affiliated Employer Associations together with all five Trade Unions party to the Council concluded a Settlement Agreement dated 23-8-17 last year, for a period of three years.

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RAECA Circular

INCREASE IN LEVY IN RESPECT OF REGISTRATION AND ADMINISTRATION EXPENSES COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT

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Industry Circular: APPLICATION TO PUT MEIBC UNDER BUSINESS RESCUE: SOLIDARITY

The union, Solidarity, has recently approached the Court to place the MEIBC under business rescue. This is not much different from asking the Court to liquidate the Council. What makes this action to be unprecedented is that it is championed by a Trade union whose members would be at the receiving end if the Council was to close its doors due to this action.

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MEIBC CIRCULAR 30-03-2015

The Special MANCO meeting of the 3 February 2015 resolved that the Office of MEIBC and the General Secretary must request the Minister of Labour to extend the period of operation of the following industry agreements for a further 5 year period:

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MEIBC CIRCULAR

We refer to NEASA Industry Alert circular dated the 24th February 2015 and titled “Metal
Industry Crunch Time”

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CIRCULAR TO THE INDUSTRY 30 May 2014

We wish to confirm that as the result of the Plastic negotiations between PCASA and some unions in our industry, the plastics sector remains covered by the Registered Scope of the MEIBC.

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Circulars

March 2011 Declaration of public holiday on 18 May 2011 Download
March 2011 Caesar's registration as employer organisation cancelled by Registrar of Labour Relations Download
February 2011 All D14 Plastics Converters Firms Download
November 2010 Increases in terms of the Lift Engineering Industry Settlement Agreement Download
August 2010 Increase in the Technological Fund Contributions Download
June 2010 New industry wage rates for the period 1 July 2010 - 30 June 2011 Download
March 2010 Increase in Administration and Dispute Resolution Levies Download
September 2009 Changes to the 2009 / 2010 Main Agreement Download
August 2009 Increase in the Technological Fund contributions Download
July 2009 Wage related increases in terms of the Lift Engineering Agreement for the period 1 July 2009 to 20 June 2010 Download
June 2009 New industry wage rates for the period 1 Jul 2009 - 30 Jun 2010 Download
March 2009 Declaration of Public Holiday on 22 April 09 (Voting Day) Download
March 2009 Increase in the Administration and Dispute Resolution Levies Download
Sep 2008 New MEIBC office locations in the Western Cape Download
June 2008 Exploratory discussions to amend the 3-year wage deal Download
June 2008 Lift Engineering wages Download
June 2008 Main agreement wage rates 1 July 2008 - 30 June 2009  Download
Oct 2007 Extension of Sick Pay Fund benefits Download

Lift engineering circular

The Council advises that the parties to the Lift Engineering Agreement have concluded a one year Settlement Agreement for the period 1 July 2011 to 30 June 2012.

The increases for wages, standy-by allowances and other allowances will increase by 6.2 per cent with effect from 1 July 2011.

The schedule of new rates is set out in the attachment to this circular.

The parties have agreed to consider, at a separate forum, proposals relating to the possible introduction of a housing allowance.

Please ensure that a copy of this circular is passed to your wage department.

For any further information, please contact the Regional Office in your area.

Industry Circulars 2

Dates Events Attached
     
November 2011 The Labour Court dismisses NEASA's application to the Labour Court Download
October 2011 Clarification of the status of NEASA member firms within the MEIBC Download
September 2011 Publication of the Main Agreement Download
August 2011 Update on the Main Agreement Download
July 2011 New industry wage rates for the period 1 July 2011 to 30 June 2012 Download
July 2011 Wage and wage related increases in terms of Lift Engineering Industry Settlement Agreement for the period 1 July 2011 to 30 June 2012 Download
July 2011 Labour Court decision on PCASA's legal action Download
June 2011 Increase in the MEIBC Administration and Dispute Resolution Levies Download
June 2011 Increase in the Technological Fund Contributions Download
April 2011 Update: Status of PCASA Download
March 2011 Declaration of public holiday on 18 May 2011 Download
March 2011 Caesar's registration as employer organisation cancelled by Registrar of Labour Relations Download
February 2011 All D14 Plastics Converters Firms Download
November 2010 Increases in terms of the Lift Engineering Industry Settlement Agreement Download
August 2010 Increase in the Technological Fund Contributions Download
June 2010 New industry wage rates for the period 1 July 2010 - 30 June 2011 Download
March 2010 Increase in Administration and Dispute Resolution Levies Download
September 2009 Changes to the 2009 / 2010 Main Agreement Download
August 2009 Increase in the Technological Fund contributions Download
July 2009 Wage related increases in terms of the Lift Engineering Agreement for the period 1 July 2009 to 20 June 2010 Download
June 2009 New industry wage rates for the period 1 Jul 2009 - 30 Jun 2010 Download
March 2009 Declaration of Public Holiday on 22 April 09 (Voting Day) Download
March 2009 Increase in the Administration and Dispute Resolution Levies Download
Sep 2008 New MEIBC office locations in the Western Cape Download
June 2008 Exploratory discussions to amend the 3-year wage deal Download
June 2008 Lift Engineering wages Download
June 2008 Main agreement wage rates 1 July 2008 - 30 June 2009 Download
Oct 2007 Extension of Sick Pay Fund benefits Download
 

Correction to 2009/2010 Main Agreement Circular dated 11 September 2009

28 Oct 2009
Under item 3 of the circular, Overtime and payment for work on Sunday,  it should be noted that overtime worked in the following circumstances cannot be used to make up the shortfall where an employee works less than the required number of weekly hours (40):

 
  • Time worked on a Sunday is not regarded as overtime, or
  • The employee is absent from work with the permission of his employer, or
  • Absent on account of sickness in accordance with clause 34, or
  • Absent due to circumstances beyond the employee's control.

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CIRCULAR: THE LABOUR COURT DISMISSES NEASA'S APPLICATON TO THE LABOUR COURT

15 November 2011
On Wednesday 9 November 2011, Judge Andre van Niekerk of the Labour Court dismissed the urgent application launched by the National Employers Association of South Africa (NEASA), the Plastics Converters Association of South Africa (PCASA) and Riverpark Crane Hire CC to set aside the extension of the Main Agreement to non-parties in the industry. Read the full circular.

Industry Circulars

Dates Events Attached
     
2012-2013 New Main Agreement Wage Tables 2012-2013 Download
01-July-2012-30-June-2013 Lift Industry Settlement 01 July 2012-30 June 2013 Download
May 2012 Letter-to-the-Industry-2012-Final Download
August 2011 Update on the Main Agreement Download
July 2012 Clarification Note Main Agreement 2012 Download
July 2012 Circular Technological Fund Contributions 2012 Download
July 2012 Circular Lift-Engineering Agreement wage-rates 2012 Download
June 2011 Circular Industry Main Agreement Wage-Rates 2012-2013 Download
June 2012 Circular EIPF and MIPF 2012 Download
April 2012 Amendments to EIPF and Provident Fund 2012 Download
March 2011 2011 council levy increases Download