26-07-2016 Hits:63 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....Read more
26-07-2016 Hits:46 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...Read more
20-07-2016 Hits:179 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,...Read more
14-07-2016 Hits:143 Industry News meibc
FACTUAL BACKGROUND WITH REGARD TO THE PROCESSING OF THE REGISTRATION AND ADMINISTRATION EXPENSES COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT
12-07-2016 Hits:225 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...Read more
12-07-2016 Hits:216 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...Read more
05-07-2016 Hits:3534 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...Read more
23-06-2016 Hits:622 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...Read more
31-05-2016 Hits:1133 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.
19-05-2016 Hits:1022 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...Read more
13-05-2016 Hits:655 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...Read more
10-05-2016 Hits:301 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"
10-05-2016 Hits:331 Industry News meibc
702 John Robbie Interviews The General Secretary of The Council on Levy increase.......
06-05-2016 Hits:494 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”.....................
06-05-2016 Hits:338 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...Read more
17-04-2016 Hits:1157 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.
01-04-2016 Hits:429 Industry News meibc
Medical Treatment And Hospitalisation For Injured Employees
09-03-2016 Hits:548 Industry News meibc
CONSOLIDATED 2015/2016 LIFT ENGINEERING AGREEMENT
24-02-2016 Hits:1965 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.
03-11-2015 Hits:10769 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:
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12-10-2015 Hits:960 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:
Registration and Administration...Read more
01-09-2015 Hits:808 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...Read more
25-08-2015 Hits:696 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...Read more
24-08-2015 Hits:886 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...Read more
06-08-2015 Hits:1390 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...Read more
05-08-2015 Hits:2174 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...Read more
17-07-2015 Hits:1129 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.
01-07-2015 Hits:1386 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.
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01-07-2015 Hits:20796 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...Read more
07-05-2015 Hits:1606 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...Read more
28-04-2015 Hits:2186 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
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30-03-2015 Hits:2219 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...Read more
26-03-2015 Hits:2604 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.
18-03-2015 Hits:1476 Industry News
We refer to NEASA Industry Alert circular dated the 24th February 2015 and titled “MetalIndustry Crunch Time”
17-02-2015 Hits:1752 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.
12-02-2015 Hits:1621 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...Read more
06-01-2015 Hits:6497 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.
24-12-2014 Hits:1678 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...Read more
01-12-2014 Hits:2965 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...Read more
25-11-2014 Hits:1223 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...Read more
10-11-2014 Hits:17003 Industry News
Please click this link for calculation of leave pay and leave enhancement pay 2014Read more
06-11-2014 Hits:1988 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...Read more
06-11-2014 Hits:1733 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...Read more
19-09-2014 Hits:1640 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...Read more
10-09-2014 Hits:1251 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’...Read more
13-08-2014 Hits:2461 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...Read more
31-07-2014 Hits:4972 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...Read more
29-07-2014 Hits:31347 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...Read more
23-07-2014 Hits:4226 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...Read more
11-07-2014 Hits:2547 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,...Read more
25-06-2014 Hits:1844 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...Read more
17-06-2014 Hits:1527 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...Read more
17-06-2014 Hits:1549 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...Read more
30-05-2014 Hits:1368 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...Read more
29-04-2014 Hits:5549 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...Read more
29-04-2014 Hits:1457 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.
29-04-2014 Hits:2525 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...Read more
30-04-2014 Hits:1230 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...Read more
30-04-2014 Hits:1314 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...Read more
30-04-2014 Hits:1880 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...Read more
30-04-2014 Hits:9430 Industry News
1 Nov 2010 Click here to view the provisions of the leave enhancement pay as well as calculation guidelines.Read more
30-04-2014 Hits:1981 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.Read more
29-04-2014 Hits:7479 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...Read more
30-04-2014 Hits:4844 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...Read more
30-04-2014 Hits:1562 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. ...Read more
29-04-2014 Hits:1023 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...Read more