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The workshop will cover the industry collective bargaining structure and process, the purpose and scope of the Main Agreement, wage increases and minimum rates of pay, they key conditions of employment and various employment relationships

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The Main Agreement – Wages and Conditions of Employment    

The workshop will cover the industry collective bargaining structure and process, the purpose and scope of the Main Agreement, wage increases and minimum rates of pay, the key conditions of employment and various employment relationships such as labour brokers, limited-duration contract workers, and the A to Z of the conditions of employment for employees covered by the Main Agreement, including:

Wage rates and the wage exemption procedure

The deal, the no-strike clause and protection against plant-level bargaining (the peace clause)

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

Payment for overtime, Public Holidays, Sunday pay and shift allowances, including flexible working time arrangements

Calculation of shifts for leave and leave enhancement pay

Family responsibility leave / Paternity leave

Managing sick leave and invalid sick notes

Maternity leave

Standby and call-out allowances

The Sick Pay Fund benefits, including sick benefits, maternity and adoption benefits, quarantine leave and compassionate leave

Annual leave pay and leave enhancement pay including the annual shutdown

Injury on duty provisions

 

Alternative employment relationships

o            Limited Duration Contracts (LDC / FTC)

o            Labour broker services (TES)

o            Independent Contractors

o            Temporary employees

 

Duration

Half Day

Time

09:00 – 13:30

 

Facilitator

Michael Lavender

Michael Lavender joined SEIFSA in 1991 as an Industrial Relations Advisor, after two and a half years in the mining industry in the position of an Industrial Relations Advisor. He has held various positions within the Industrial Relations Division, including Senior Industrial Relations Advisor, Industrial Relations Services Training Manager, and was appointed to the position of Industrial Relations Manager in 2013.

Providing key Industrial relations consultancy and training services, Michael holds:

  • a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree, majoring in Industrial Psychology and Economics from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, formerly the University of Natal,
  • a Personnel Management Trainee Programme from Rand Mines,
  • a Certificate Programme in Industrial Relations (CPIR) from the University of the Witwatersrand’s Graduate School of Public and Development Management (Wits Business School), and
  • An Expert Negotiator Certificate issued by the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS).

In addition, Michael is the Lift and Escalator Employer spokesperson for the Lift negotiations.

He is also a representative at the Metal and Engineering Industries Bargaining Council.

He has gained extensive knowledge and experience and daily duties include but are not limited to, advising and training companies on the Main Agreement and labour law, chairing hearings in the areas of disciplinary, incapacity, grievance. Representing various companies in retrenchment consultations and other industrial relations matters such as disputes and industrial action, as well as at the CCMA and the MEIBC Bargaining Council at conciliation and arbitration.

Enquiries

Tel: 011 298 9400

Email: sales@seifsa.co.za

Additional information
Location

Webinar, SEIFSA 42 Anderson Street Marshalltown 6th Floor

Date

12 August 2022, 13 September 2022, 07 October 2022, 18 November 2022, 22 November 2022, 29 November 2022

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