We are pleased to advise that the Minister of Labour has published the new Main Agreement, incorporating the wage agreement concluded later in 2016 for the period ending 31 August 2019.
These notices include;
The renewal of period of operation of the main agreement which will be implemented on the date of publication which is 07 April 2017 and the amending agreement dealing with the new wage dispensation flowing from the 2016 Wage Negotiations which will be implemented on Monday 17 April 2017.
The new prescribed minimum wage rates and guaranteed wage increases for the period ending 31 August 2017, based on the Main Collective Agreement for the Motor Industry will start on Monday 17 April 2017 and shall remain in place for the period ending 31 August 2017.
Individual employers wishing to apply for an exemption to pay a lesser actual wage increase and / or a guaranteed increase or to be exempted from paying such, must do so by completing a Wage Exemption Application form which is obtainable from their local MIBCO Regional Office or on the MIBCO website; www.mibco.org.za . Such application must be submitted by no later than 21 days from 17 April 2017 at the local MIBCO Regional Office either by hand delivery, registered mail, facsimile or E-mail in the prescribed format with the following supportive documentation attached:
- Formal financial information;
- Written motivation; and
- Detail and proof of the consultative process between the employer, employee and relevant MIBCO Trade Unions.
For further assistance please contact your local MIBCO Regional Office as per the contact detail on the MIBCO website www.mibco.org.za
Please note that the wage increased for sector 5 already came into operation on 7 December 2016.
Members are referred to the wage booklet, containing all the new wage rates together with explanations as to sectors and non-wage related payment, that was circulated in the February edition of the Automobil.
View the complete agreement below
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