Understand and apply the provisions of the Main Agreement including update of 2017 Wage Negotiations

About the workshop

This half day workshop will cover the industry collective bargaining structure and process, the dos and don’ts of various types of employment relationships, such as labour brokers, limited duration contract workers, and other important conditions of employment as contained in the Main Agreement.

The workshop will cover
  • Wage rates and the wage exemption procedure.

  • The upcoming wage deal, the negotiation process and potential strike action.

  • Section 37: the no strike clause and protection against plant level bargaining.

  • Load shedding, power outages and other unforeseen contingencies – utilising section 7 (Short-time) to your advantage

  • Alternative employment relationships and the LRA’s three months deeming clause which falls on 1 April 2015

    • Limited Duration Contracts (LDC / FTC)

    • Labour broker services (TES)

    • Independent Contractors

    • Temporary employees

    • How do the LRA amendments and the 1 April deadline impact upon the Main Agreement

  • Calculation of shifts for leave and leave enhancement pay

  • Family responsibility leave

  • Standby and call-out allowances

  • Changes to the Sick Pay Fund rules granting employees an additional nine days compassionate leave

  • Annual leave pay and leave enhancement pay including the annual shutdown

  • Hours of work, overtime and Sunday pay, including flexible working time arrangements and shift allowances

  • Maternity leave

  • Injury on duty provisions

  • Retrenchment, lay-offs and severance pay

  • Managing sick leave and invalid sick notes

  • Any other areas that concerns YOUR COMPANY


The presenter

The workshop is led by senior personnel from SEIFSAs Industrial Relations Department. They are acknowledged as experts in all facets of industrial relations, including industry negotiations, dismissals, employment contracts and dispute resolution.

Who should attend?

Anyone who needs to understand and apply the provisions of the Main Agreement, including:

  • Line managers

  • Supervisors

  • HR / IR personnel

  • Managing Directors

  • Payroll Staff

  • Shop stewards


Included in the fees
  • Workshop material

  • Copy of current Main Agreement.

  • Certificate of attendance

  • Lunch and Refreshments

  • Parking



Thabiso Lebea

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011 298 9442

Event Properties

Event Date Wednesday, 28 Jun 2017
Start Time 08:30 AM
Event End Date Wednesday, 28 Jun 2017
End Time 01:00 PM
Member Fee R 1900.00
Non-Member Fee R 2385.00
The Wild Fig Restaurant | Cape Town
Liesbeek Avenue, Valkenberg Estate, Mowbray
The Wild Fig Restaurant | Cape Town
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