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SEIFSA Main Agreement for the Metal Industry 2018 – 2019

The Main Agreement is a collective agreement between the employer organisations and trade unions that constitute the Metal and Engineering Industries Bargaining Council. This agreement provides comprehensive conditions of employment for some 320 000 scheduled workers (including workers supplied by labour brokers) employed at over 10 000 companies in the industry. “Scheduled workers” are employees who are covered by the technical schedules in the Main Agreement.

The terms and conditions of employment in the Main Agreement are derived from the mandated and negotiated positions of the employer organisations, trade unions and their respective members.

When the agreement is published in the Government Gazette, it becomes legally binding on all employers engaged in the industry and those employees who fall under the scope of the Main Agreement. This gives rise to the next important question. Read more

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WHAT IS THE MAIN AGREEMENT?

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WHAT IS THE MAIN AGREEMENT? The Main Agreement is a collective agreement between the employer organisations and trade unions that constitute the Metal and Engineering Industries Bargaining Council. This agreement...
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WAGE INCREASE EXEMPTIONS DUE – 31 JULY 2018

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Members of Associations affiliated to the Steel Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA) which are unable to implement the agreed wage increase are encouraged to submit an application for...
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WOMEN EMPOWERMENT IN THE WORKPLACE

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South Africa’s Continuous Gender Wage Gap Calls For Government To Do More To Ensure Women’s Empowerment In The Workplace, writes Bridgette Mokoetle There is no denying that although women in...
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MAIN AGREEMENT: DO YOU NEED TO CUT COSTS?

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Let SEIFSA Guide You Can employers apply for an exemption from the upcoming wage increases? In these difficult economic and trading times, some companies may be battling to survive or...

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6th July 2018

Wage Increase 2018

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8th June 2018

WHAT IS THE MAIN AGREEMENT?

WHAT IS THE MAIN AGREEMENT? The Main Agreement is a collective agreement between the employer organisations and trade unions that constitute the Metal and Engineering Industries Bargaining Council. This agreement...
Wage Increase Exemption Press Release
7th June 2018

WAGE INCREASE EXEMPTIONS DUE – 31 JULY 2018

Members of Associations affiliated to the Steel Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA) which are unable to implement the agreed wage increase are encouraged to submit an application for...
Women Empowerment In Workplace Press Release
6th June 2018

WOMEN EMPOWERMENT IN THE WORKPLACE

South Africa’s Continuous Gender Wage Gap Calls For Government To Do More To Ensure Women’s Empowerment In The Workplace, writes Bridgette Mokoetle There is no denying that although women in...
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26th March 2018

MAIN AGREEMENT: DO YOU NEED TO CUT COSTS?

Let SEIFSA Guide You Can employers apply for an exemption from the upcoming wage increases? In these difficult economic and trading times, some companies may be battling to survive or...
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11th October 2017

Working consecutive shifts

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11th October 2017

Withdrawal of certificate

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A-Z IndexIntroduction to the Main AgreementW
11th October 2017

Which employees are covered by the Main Agreement?

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11th October 2017

What is the Main Agreement?

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What is the function of the Main Agreement?

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Welcome to the SEIFSA Main Agreement for the Metal Industry 2017 – 2018

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Watchmen’s conditions of employment

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Wage Increase Exemptions

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11th October 2017

Wage increase exemptions

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Unplanned load shedding and power outages

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