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MEIBC RESPONSE TO NEASA INDUSTRY ALERT D…

19-05-2016 Hits:208 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:252 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:147 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:157 Industry News meibc

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

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LIST OF ACCREDITED LABOUR BROKERS AS AT …

06-05-2016 Hits:363 Industry News meibc

LIST OF ACCREDITED LABOUR BROKERS AS AT 06 MAY 2016

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MEIBC response to the opinion piece by N…

06-05-2016 Hits:318 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:174 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:1040 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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LIST OF ACCREDITED LABOUR BROKERS AS AT …

12-04-2016 Hits:738 Industry News meibc

LIST OF ACCREDITED LABOUR BROKERS AS AT 9 MARCH 2016

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RMA-Connect- Medical Treatment And Hospi…

01-04-2016 Hits:248 Industry News meibc

 Medical Treatment And Hospitalisation For Injured Employees

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CONSOLIDATED 2015/2016 LIFT ENGINEERING …

09-03-2016 Hits:435 Industry News meibc

CONSOLIDATED 2015/2016 LIFT ENGINEERING AGREEMENT

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MEMORANDUM TO INDUSTRY

24-02-2016 Hits:1702 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:10264 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:873 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:707 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:637 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:797 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:1278 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:1741 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:981 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:1268 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:12609 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:1507 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:2107 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:2132 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:2426 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:1315 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:1686 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:1513 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:6015 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:1603 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:2722 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:1165 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:16141 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:1907 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:1658 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:1594 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:1198 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:2391 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:4720 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:26974 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:4128 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:2467 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:1777 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:1441 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:1486 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:1302 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:5379 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:1395 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:2386 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:1156 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:1187 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:1699 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:9009 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:1809 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:6434 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:4429 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:1488 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:940 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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