Are you in the Meat Industry & Registered with the Bargaining Council?
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The terms of the agreement shall be observed in the following Magisterial Districts: Alberton, Boksburg, Brakpan, Germiston, Kempton Park, Johannesburg, Randburg, Roodepoort, Benoni, Krugersdorp, Randfontein, Springs, Westonarea, and the area within a 25km radius of Church Square, Pretoria.
Remuneration Employers must pay to Employees:
No Employer shall pay and no Employee shall accept wages lower than this;
Admin/Office Assistant ………………. R5 713.83
Cashier ………………………………….. R3 416.04
Butchery Assistant ……………………… R3 416.04
Shop Assistant …………………………. R3 280.69
Manager ………………………………… R9 384.23
Master meat cutting tech, grade IA …… R8 680.92
Meat cutting tech, grade IB ……………. R7 559.91
Meat cutting tech, grade II ……………. R4 568.84
Driver …………………………………… R3 891.99
Security Officer ………………………… R3 891.99
Area Manager …………………………. R15 273.15
When must an Employer register with the Council?
Every owner shall ensure that each establishment he/she owns or operates in the Trade is registered with the Council within 14 days of entering or commencing operations in the Trade.
What Funds are payable to the Council:
1. Every employer shall, in respect of each and every establishment he/she owns or conducts, pay a monthly levy of R45.00 per establishment.
2. Every employer shall deduct 1% of the prescribed minimum wage, as prescribed above, from the wage payable to each employee and add to such deduction an equivalent amount.
3. The employer shall ensure that the above amounts are received by the Council by no later than the 7th day of each succeeding month.
What else must the Employer comply with in terms of the Collective Agreement:
 Sick Benefit Fund (Clause 23)
 Retirement Fund (Clause 24)
 Group Funeral Scheme (Clause 25)
Non-Compliance of the Collective Agreement:
The Council has the right to enforce compliance with the Agreement. The Secretary of the Council may request an Agent to investigate and may refer the matter to conciliation. The Agent may issue a compliance order, which calls upon a person to comply within a specified manner within a specified time period.
The Secretary of the Council may elect to refer the matter to arbitration and take such other steps as may be deemed reasonable. If the Arbitrator finds that any party has failed to comply with any of the provisions of the Council’s Collective Agreement, which is binding on that party, the Arbitrator may, in addition to any other appropriate order, impose a fine. Such award can be made an order of the Labour Court.