Publication and extension of the Motor Industry Bargaining Council (MIBCO) main agreement

We are pleased to advise that the amended MIBCO Main Agreement, inclusive of the new wage rates and non-wage cash component values, have been published by the Minister of Employment and Labour, and extended to non-parties. The effective date of the new agreement is 29 March 2021.

Attached hereto, please find the new wage schedules for the period from publication to 31 August 2021.

The following allowance rates will apply for the same period :

Standby AllowanceR80,52
Call-out AllowanceR86,27
Tool AllowanceR30,00
Tool Allowance ASPR0,75
Maximum allowance over 3 year period  R500,00
Travel Allowance
Per night not at homeR65,00
Per night S&TR135,00  
Watchman search allowance  R5,00
Setting BonusR5,00
Vernier / micrometerR13,80
Tape / Ruler / squareR9,20  
Operative supervisor Chapter-5R10,00

The following Additional Holiday Pay rates will apply for the same period :

Journeymen
Grade 7R89,69
Grade 8R102,51  
Apprentices
3 year Contact
Year 1R51,58
Year 2R57,59
Year 3R78,57
4 year Contract
Year 1R51,58
Year 2R56,56
Year 3R63,91
Year 4R78,57

The existing threshold for earnings will remain at R17,119.44 per month until further notice.

A full copy of the Main Agreement can be downloaded here https://rmi.org.za/RMI_WAGES/Main_Agreement_2021_v1-compressed.pdf

All queries in this regard can be directed at any one of the RMI IR Specialists, deployed throughout the RMI’s Regional Offices.

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