2017 Wage Negotiations Update

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METALS AND ENGINEERING INDABA 2017

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Learn how to handle strike action

The 2017 Wage Negotiations are currently under way and with strike action looming, you need to be prepared. Our guide assists you with:

  • Dealing with unprotected strikes.
  • Exercising the recourse to Lock-out versus a shut-out.
  • Which employees may partake in a protected strike.
  • Handling misconduct in a protected strike.
  • Managing a partial tender of service.
  • Strike and picketing rules.
  • Implementing a strike management committee.
  • When is a strike protected?
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SEIFSA FeaturedPress Releases
17th August 2017

Regional political leadership’s impact on the economy to come under scrutiny at metals and engineering indaba

Johannesburg, 17 August 2017 – Political leadership in Southern African can either advance or hinder economic growth in the region, according to Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA) CEO...
2017 Wage NegotiationsFeatured
15th August 2017

Issue 12 – 2017 Wage Negotiations Update

Feedback received following requests from the five trade unions and the SEFSA-affiliated Associations for time to communicate the proposed deal to their respective constituencies confirms that the overwhelming majority of...
SEIFSA FeaturedPress Releases
13th August 2017

Government must do more to protect manufacturers from cheap imports

Johannesburg, 13 August 2017 – THE Government should consider additional measures to protect local metals and engineering manufacturers from cheaper and subsidized imports, according to Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of…

Metal Post FeaturedPress Releases
8th August 2017

Export competitiveness in the metals and engineering sector is pivotal for economic growth and synchronised upswing in the world economy, argues Michael Ade.

Our review of the State of the Metals and Engineering sector in the first quarter of 2017 reaffirmed the low-growth scenario, which saw a second consecutive contraction in GDP technically…

Issue 11 2017 Wage NegotiationsFeatured
7th August 2017

Issue 11 – 2017 Wage Negotiations Update

The SEIFSA Council today received a report that the industry is inching closer to approving a Settlement Agreement that is likely to see all the trade unions agreeing to a...
MEINDABA FeaturedPress Releases
7th August 2017

The Metals and Engineering sector is worried about job losses

JOHANNESBURG, 6 August 2017 – The Southern African Metals and Engineering Indaba 2017 is an opportunity for stakeholders to come up with workable solutions to stop the jobs bloodbath in…

2017 Wage NegotiationsFeatured
3rd August 2017

Issue 10 – 2017 Wage Negotiations Update

A sub-committee of the Negotiating Team appointed by the SEIFSA Council met with all five trade unions today in an effort to bring this year’s negotiations to a successful conclusion…

SEIFSA FeaturedPress Releases
2nd August 2017

LATEST PMI DATA AND A WEAKER RAND WILL FURTHER REDUCE MARGINS OF METAL AND ENGINEERING COMPANIES

JOHANNESBURG, 2 August 2017 – Manufacturers continue to face serious headwinds despite last month’s decision by the South African Reserve Bank to cut the repo rate by 25 basis points, which was…

 

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