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

What is the function of the Main Agreement?

The purpose of the Main Agreement is to regulate the employment conditions of those employees engaged in manufacturing processes in the metal industry.The existence of the agreement plays a large…
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A-Z IndexIntroduction to the Main AgreementW
11th Oct 2017

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 provides comprehensive conditions of employment…
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A-Z IndexIntroduction to the Main AgreementW
11th Oct 2017

Which employees are covered by the Main Agreement?

The agreement provides legally binding and comprehensive conditions of employment including minimum wage structures for all employees whose jobs are described in the agreement. The Main Agreement contains 38 separate…
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A-Z IndexIntroduction to the Main AgreementW
11th Oct 2017

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

The content on this site includes a summary of the conditions of employment in the Main Agreement plus many other beneficial features, such as various pro-forma contracts and letters, case-studies,…
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A-Z IndexIntroduction to the Main AgreementM
11th Oct 2017

Main Agreement conditions of employment

The conditions of employment in the Main Agreement are summarised in the following sections of this book, and follow the same sequence of provisions as published in the Government Gazette.
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A-Z IndexEIntroduction to the Main Agreement
11th Oct 2017

Enforcement of the Main Agreement

The Main Agreement is legally binding on all employers in the industry and any contraventions such as the underpayment of wages or non-payment of public holidays are enforced by the…
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AA-Z IndexIntroduction to the Main Agreement
11th Oct 2017

Advantages of the Main Agreement

In addition to the above, the Main Agreement provides the following advantages to employers and employees in the industry: ‘A level playing field’ in respect of employment conditions throughout the…
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