Main Agreement Handbook

About the Publication

The unprecedented and historic standstill Main Agreement for 2020-2021 has been signed between SEIFSA on behalf of its affiliated Employer Associations and the industry’s five biggest trade unions.

This agreement now provides affiliated members with the certainty, stability and industrial peace that is needed to survive in a post COVID-19 business reality.

To help you navigate this uncertain future the Main Agreement provides an easy-to-read, comprehensive summary of the Metals and Engineering Industry’s terms and conditions of employment, technical schedules, various pro-forma employment contracts, letters and management guidelines on implementing, among others, retrenchments, lay-off and short-time, as well as dealing with load shedding.

This Handbook also includes the eight different Wage Tables effective from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021, as well as the various terms and conditions of employment applicable to all scheduled employees.

Buy the SEIFSA Main Agreement Handbook now for only R375

We also offer a Wall Chart for only R320 so that your employees are also aware of how the Main Agreement affects them.

You can now get the Main Agreement Handbook AND Wall Chart for only R625.

Added Bonus

Buy your copy now and get free 12 months’ access to the Main Agreement Portal 

This will give you access to special features such as:

  • Quick search facility;
  • Easy downloads of various pro-forma letters and contracts of employment;
  • DIR & Legal Servicesect access to our Main Agreement experts to ask any questions you may have; and
  • DIR & Legal Servicesect access to SEIFSA’s Industrial Relations and Legal Services Staff.


EnquIR & Legal Servicesies

Tel: 011 298 9400


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