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CENTRE FOR DISPUTE RESOLUTION

08-09-2016 Hits:286 Industry News meibc

Purpose: The purpose of this circular is to inform and update the industry about the Centre forDispute Resolution (CDR) services’ in addressing the baglog

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In responding to NEASA the following bac…

04-08-2016 Hits:498 Industry News meibc

The Council was financed by Administration Levies (Admin Levies), Dispute Levies and fees earned onCollective Bargaining Levies (CBL) until 31 December 2012 when the industry agreement on CBL expired.This agreement...

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DECLARATION OF PUBLIC HOLIDAY ON WEDNESD…

26-07-2016 Hits:637 Industry News meibc

DECLARATION OF PUBLIC HOLIDAY ON WEDNESDAY 3 AUGUST 2016 (VOTING DAY IN RESPECT OF MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS)In terms of the Public Holidays Act, Wednesday 3 August 2016 has been declared as...

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WHAT ARE THE TRUE FACTS ABOUT THE MEETIN…

26-07-2016 Hits:625 Industry News meibc

It is a well-known fact that some of MEIBC parties campaign is to discredit and rubbishall agreements concluded at the Bargaining Council, if those agreements are to beextended to non-parties....

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REFUND OF COLLECTIVE BARGAINING (CBL)

20-07-2016 Hits:738 Industry News meibc

The MEIBC is hereby requesting that the industry collectively notify their membersthat they should stop deducting Collective Bargaining Levy (CBL) from theiremployees and if they have been paying this levy,...

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FACTUAL BACKGROUND WITH REGARD TO THE PR…

14-07-2016 Hits:289 Industry News meibc

FACTUAL BACKGROUND WITH REGARD TO THE PROCESSING OF THE REGISTRATION AND ADMINISTRATION EXPENSES COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT

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Declaration Of Public holiday

12-07-2016 Hits:487 Industry News meibc

DECLARATION OF THE THIRD DAY OF AUGUST 2016 AS A PUBLIC HOLIDAYTHROUGHOUT THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA IN TERMS OF SECTION 2A OFTHE PUBLIC HOLIDAYS ACT, 1994 (Act No. 36...

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EXTENSION OF ADMIN & EXPENSES COLLEC…

12-07-2016 Hits:488 Industry News meibc

The Special Manco of the Meibc on 29 June 2016 resolved to extend the period of operation of the Admin &Expenses collective agreement which expired on 30 June 2016 for...

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Wage Rate For 01 July 2016 To 30 June 20…

05-07-2016 Hits:7852 Industry News meibc

As you are aware the prescribed increases and new wage rates for the period 1/07/16 to 30/06/17 were gazetted in GG No. 38366 per GNR 1051 dated 24/12/14 and is...

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Response to the opinion piece by Gerald …

23-06-2016 Hits:830 Industry News meibc

  I agree the MEIBC is in dire financial difficulty but it is interesting that Mr Papenfus is not indicating that the Council finds itself in this position mainly because of...

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REINSTATEMENT of SERVICES – CENTRE FOR D…

31-05-2016 Hits:1282 Industry News meibc

Purpose: The purpose of this circular is to inform the industry on the reinstatement of the Centrefor Dispute Resolution (CDR) services effective from 01 June 2016.

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MEIBC RESPONSE TO NEASA INDUSTRY ALERT D…

19-05-2016 Hits:1645 Industry News meibc

  Financial years 2009 to 2012 The following is factual information: The Council has not increased its Administration and Dispute Resolution levies since 2011. A levy increase of 6.5% was approved in 2012 and...

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MEIBC RESPONSE TO NEASA INDUSTRY ALERT D…

13-05-2016 Hits:907 Industry News meibc

We refer to the above matter, in particular the alert issued by NEASA on Monday, 9th May2016 in response to the Free Market Foundation (“FMF”) judgment delivered by the fullbench...

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MEIBC recommends the 10/05/16' 702 podca…

10-05-2016 Hits:400 Industry News meibc

MEIBC recommends the 10/05/16' 702 podcast download, The Redi Tlhabi Show titled Minimum Wage with FMF & Researcher Ms Isabelle Frye"

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702 John Robbie Interviews The General …

10-05-2016 Hits:439 Industry News meibc

702 John Robbie Interviews The General Secretary of The Council on Levy increase....... 

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MEIBC response to the opinion piece by N…

06-05-2016 Hits:588 Industry News meibc

In response to a number of allegations including the opinion piece by NEASA CEO, titled “MEIBC The demise of the Metal Industry Bargaining Council it only has itself to blame”.....................   

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Joint statement from MEIBC, BCCEI and To…

06-05-2016 Hits:553 Industry News meibc

Medupi and Kusile are both serviced by on-site Centres for Dispute Resolution (CDRs). These CDRs administer all disputes that arise on site in terms of the partnership agreement and the...

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Draft joint statement 18-04-2016

17-04-2016 Hits:1275 Industry News meibc

  The MEIBC is a significant labour market institution, and the largest bargaining council in the private sector. It covers over 300 000 employees and over 10 000 Employers.

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RMA-Connect- Medical Treatment And Hospi…

01-04-2016 Hits:575 Industry News meibc

 Medical Treatment And Hospitalisation For Injured Employees

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CONSOLIDATED 2015/2016 LIFT ENGINEERING …

09-03-2016 Hits:708 Industry News meibc

CONSOLIDATED 2015/2016 LIFT ENGINEERING AGREEMENT

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MEMORANDUM TO INDUSTRY

24-02-2016 Hits:2167 Industry News meibc

Dear Employers, Employees and Stakeholders You may be aware, concerned and/or have heard rumors that the Bargaining Council is in financial difficulties and/ or is supposedly on the brink of financial collapse.  

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ANNUAL SHUTDOWN -CALCULATION OF LEAVE PA…

03-11-2015 Hits:11666 Industry News meibc

Below are the main provisions regarding annual shutdown and the calculation of leave pay and leave enhancement pay – also referred to as leave bonus or annual bonus: Please click this...

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PUBLICATION OF THE UPDATED JUTA’s POCKET…

12-10-2015 Hits:1093 Industry News meibc

This popular pocket-sized publication has now been updated and re-published. The Agreements appear in the same format as they have been gazette in the Government Gazette. The publication includes: Main Agreement Registration and Administration...

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THE POWERS AND THE ROLE OF THE GENERAL S…

01-09-2015 Hits:974 Industry News meibc

The MEIBC Constitution Section 13 (1) described and defined the powers of the General Secretary.13 (1) (The Council shall appoint a Council Secretary, whose duty it shall be to conduct the correspondence...

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Joint statement by Labour and Business o…

25-08-2015 Hits:782 Industry News meibc

The MEIBC welcomes discussions and negotiations between Government on one side and Labour and Business who are both members of our Bargaining Council on the other.These discussions have resulted in a...

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Minister renews the Dispute Resolution A…

24-08-2015 Hits:987 Industry News meibc

The Minister of Labour has renewed the period of operation of this agreement for the period ending 30 June 2017 (to co-incide with the period of CCMA accreditation). The Agreement has...

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APPLICATION OF THE 2014-17 COLLECTIVE AG…

06-08-2015 Hits:1545 Industry News meibc

In the Metal and Engineering Industries Bargaining Council’s Certificate ofRegistration as varied by the Registrar of Labour Relations on 14 May 2009 the “Iron,Steel, Engineering and Metallurgical Industries” is defined...

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COUNCIL LEVIES PAYABLE IN TERMS OF THE R…

05-08-2015 Hits:2703 Industry News meibc

Kindly be advised that the Minister of Labour has renewed the Registration and Administration ExpensesAgreement which provides for the payment of Council levies. The Agreement has been published underNotice R.758...

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2015-2016 LIFT ENGINEERING AGREEMENT

17-07-2015 Hits:1361 Industry News meibc

The council is pleased to advise that the parties to the Lift Engineering Agreement has concluded a one year settlement Agreement for period 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016. Please...

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CCMA Certificate Of Accreditation Of Cou…

01-07-2015 Hits:1619 Industry News meibc

Metal And Engineering Bargaining Council has in terms of section 127 of the labor relation act, 1995, been accredited to perform dispute resolution functions subject to the terms attached. Please click...

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Wage Increases For The Period 1 July 201…

01-07-2015 Hits:25015 Industry News meibc

Wage increases effective from 1 July 2015 have been finalised in accordance with thewage model agreed with the trade unions in 2014. The increases range from 7.5% atRate A to...

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MEIBC CDR JURISDICTION QUERIES

07-05-2015 Hits:1792 Industry News meibc

The office of the General Secretary of the Council has been inundated with queries regarding thejurisdiction of the Centre for Dispute Resolution (CDR) to preside over disputes that have beenreferred...

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GOVERNMENT NOTICES 28-04-2015

28-04-2015 Hits:2292 Industry News meibc

NOTICE IN TERMS OF SECTION 32(2) READ WITH SECTION 32(6)(c) OF THE LABOURRELATIONS ACT, 1995: THE REGISTRATION AND ADMINITRATION EXPENSES COLLECTIVEAGREEMENT OF THE METAL AND ENGINEERING INDUSTRIES BARGAINING COUNCIL Please click...

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MEIBC CIRCULAR 30-03-2015

30-03-2015 Hits:2333 Industry News meibc

The Special MANCO meeting of the 3 February 2015 resolved that the Office of MEIBC and the General Secretary must request the Minister of Labour to extend the period of...

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MEIBC CIRCULAR 26-03-2015

26-03-2015 Hits:2860 Industry News meibc

NEASA had attempted to interdict the MEIBC from submitting its application forextension of the Main Agreement 2014/17 to the Minister of Labour through a LabourCourt application instituted in September 2014. Please...

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MEIBC CIRCULAR

18-03-2015 Hits:1729 Industry News

We refer to NEASA Industry Alert circular dated the 24th February 2015 and titled “MetalIndustry Crunch Time”

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Response To Circular Issued By NEASA

17-02-2015 Hits:1857 Industry News

  The purpose of this circular is to respond to the industry circulars issued by National Employers Association of South Africa (NEASA) dated 19 January 2015 and 2 February 2015 respectively. Please...

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Transfer of all Class XIII employers to …

12-02-2015 Hits:1819 Industry News

The Government Gazettes, Nos. 37826 and 38044, released by the Department ofLabour served to inform all employers who fall within Class XIII of the transfer to RandMutual Assurance (RMA) in...

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Gazettal Of The 2014 – 2017 Main Agreeme…

06-01-2015 Hits:7033 Industry News

The 2014 – 2017 Main Agreement has been gazetted under GN R1051 in GG 38366 dated 24-12-14 with effect from 5-1-15.

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MEIBC MEDIA RELEASE ON JUDGEMENT JR860/1…

24-12-2014 Hits:1796 Industry News

Acting Justice Watt-Pringle delivered his judgement at the Labour Court in case numberJR860/13 on 17 December 2014. The judgement sets aside the Ministers 12 April 2013extension of the Main Agreement...

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NEASA/MEIBC COURT CASE

01-12-2014 Hits:3252 Industry News

This serves to advise all our Regional Managers, Senior Agents, Agents, MEIBC staff members and the industry at large that subsequent to the notification received on Friday, 28 November 2014...

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THE GENERAL SECRETARY’S ABRIDGED REPORT

25-11-2014 Hits:1312 Industry News

The MEIBC from 2011 has lost a number of employees as a consequence of some taking on new work; others due to retirement and others sadly have passed away. We...

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ANNUAL SHUTDOWN -CALCULATION OF LEAVE PA…

10-11-2014 Hits:18566 Industry News

Please click this link for calculation of leave pay and leave enhancement pay 2014

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MEIBC AND NEASA COURT CASE 06 11 2014

06-11-2014 Hits:2126 Industry News

NEASA has launched an urgent application at the Labour Court to prevent the MEIBC from making a lawful submission to the Minister of Labour to extend the Main Collective Agreement.We...

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NEASA AND MEIBC COURT CASE 06-11-2014

06-11-2014 Hits:1883 Industry News

This serves to advise all our Regional Managers, Senior Agents, Agents, MEIBC staff membersand the industry at large that the above matter was again postponed to Friday, 14 November2014 therefore...

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MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE MEETING 17 SEPTEMBE…

19-09-2014 Hits:1720 Industry News

  The MEIBC Management Committee (MANCO) Meeting held on the 17 September 2014 discussed and adopted the following resolutions that included a resolution that mandated the Office of the General Secretary...

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MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE MEETING 09 SEPTEMBE…

10-09-2014 Hits:1326 Industry News

The MEIBC Management Committee (MANCO) meeting that was held on Tuesday, 09 September 2014 was postponed after some Parties have raised a concern that they were only given six days’...

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OPEN LETTER TO NATIONAL EMPLOYERS’ ASSOC…

13-08-2014 Hits:2576 Industry News

I refer to your letter dated 12 August 2014. I see no purpose in responding in detail to the allegations contained in your letter. This is given that your letter appears...

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METAL INDUSTRY STRIKE SETTLED

31-07-2014 Hits:5430 Industry News

After a bruising four-week strike in the metals and engineering industries, employers and trade unions today signed a historic three-year wage agreement ending the strike and opening the way for a return...

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MAIN AGREEMENT WAGE SCHEDULES FOR THE PE…

29-07-2014 Hits:33567 Industry News

The Council is pleased to advise that the employer and trade union parties to the MEIBC have concluded a three year Settlement Agreement for the period 1 July 2014 to 30...

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2014 WAGE NEGOTIATIONS NEW 23 July

23-07-2014 Hits:4368 Industry News

  The industry wage negotiations started with a pre-bargaining conference on the 26 and 27 March 2014. A facilitator appointed by the parties facilitated the meeting and subsequent negotiation meetings. The parties met for negotiations...

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STATEMENT OF THE MEIBC ON THE STRIKE IN …

11-07-2014 Hits:2648 Industry News

On the 1st July 2014, employees in the Metals and Engineering Industry commenced with protected industrial action following a dispute in the 2014negotiations. As a custodian of industrial relations in the industry,...

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UPDATES ON PLASTIC NEGOTIATIONS 23 June …

25-06-2014 Hits:1927 Industry News

Plastic Negotiations meeting was convened on the 23 June 2014, the purpose of the meeting was to get employees response on trade unions proposals/ demands that was tabled in the...

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UPDATES ON PLASTIC NEGOTIATIONS 13 June …

17-06-2014 Hits:1612 Industry News

The meeting of the 30th May 2014 was attended by two trade unions i.e. UASA and Solidarity hence there were apologies from SAEWA and SEIFSA Associations however employers were represented...

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02June2014 The Star Newspaper Business R…

17-06-2014 Hits:1653 Industry News

  MEIBC response to Wiseman Khuzwayo Article dated 02 June 2014 Business Report, The Star News Paper The wage and working conditions negotiations is the matter of MEIBC parties to resolve, the...

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CIRCULAR TO THE INDUSTRY 30 May 2014

30-05-2014 Hits:1460 Industry News

We wish to confirm that as the result of the Plastic negotiations between PCASA and some unions in our industry, the plastics sector remains covered by the Registered Scope of...

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CIRCULAR 2014 Industry Wage Negotiations

29-04-2014 Hits:5800 Industry News

The current three-year Industry Settlement Agreement (Main Agreement) relating to conditions of employment and wages will terminate on 30 June 2014 (the Agreement can be viewed on our website: www.meibc.co.za) CIRCULAR 2014...

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Pre-Bargaining Conference - Notice Of 20…

29-04-2014 Hits:1567 Industry News

The parties to the Metal and Engineering Industries Bargaining Council (MEIBC) will commence the 2014 Industry negotiations on wages and other conditions of employment in the metal and engineering industries. Pre-Bargaining...

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NEASA Memorandum

29-04-2014 Hits:2751 Industry News

There has been some confusion created by NEASA as to the ability of the council to enforce the wage schedules for the period 2012/13 and 2013/14. The MEIBC differs with...

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Proposed changes to employment laws

30-04-2014 Hits:1354 Industry News

13 Jan 2011Proposed amendments to the labour and employment laws have been published by the Department of Labour and comments are invited.  Visit www.labour.gov.za to view the Labour Relations Amendment Bill, the...

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Inputs for wage negotiations

30-04-2014 Hits:1534 Industry News

13 Jan 2011The metal and engineering landmark multi-year industry wage settlement agreement will expire in June 2011.  The Council is currently making preparations for the facilitation of negotiations between the...

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All d14 plastics converters firms

30-04-2014 Hits:2139 Industry News

22 February 2011The Plastics Converters' Association of South Africa (PCASA) has on the 1st of February 2011 tendered its voluntary resignation from the Metal and Engineering Industries Bargaining Council. The...

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Leave enhancement bonus pay

30-04-2014 Hits:10284 Industry News

1 Nov 2010 Click here to view the provisions of the leave enhancement pay as well as calculation guidelines.

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Increase in the technological fund contr…

30-04-2014 Hits:2169 Industry News

25 August 2010 From 1 October 2010, the Technological Fund contributions will increase from R1.21 to R1.29 per employee per month. Read more.

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Metal and Engineering Industries Bargain…

29-04-2014 Hits:8571 Industry News

Any expressions used herein which are defined in the Labour Relations Act, No.66 of 1995, shall have the same meaning as in the Act, and any reference to an Act...

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Applications for exemption from payment …

30-04-2014 Hits:5446 Industry News

22 September 2010 Applications for exemption in respect of payment of leave enhancement pay must be submitted to the relevant MEIBC regional office by 1 November 2010. For further information please...

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Caesars registration as employer organis…

30-04-2014 Hits:1680 Industry News

1 March 2011The Registrar of Labour Relations at the Department of Labour has cancelled the registration of the Consolidated Association of Employers of South Africa (CAESAR) as an employer's organisation. ...

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Pre-Bargaining Conference Updates

29-04-2014 Hits:1166 Industry News

Trade Unions and employers’ parties presented their demands / proposals and networked at the conference, so far things have gone according to plan of the office and its team.We hope...

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