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Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995)

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Building Industry Bargaining Council (Cape of Good Hope)

Re-enactment and Amendment of Main Collective Agreement

14. Pension/Provident Fund

 

 

(1)

(a) The Building Industry Pension Scheme (WP) (the "Pension Fund") and the Building Industry Provident Fund (Western Province) (the "Provident Fund") are hereby continued and shall continue to be administered by the Council in accordance with the provisions of the Act for the purpose of providing pensions to employees in respect of whom contributions are made in terms of this clause.
(b) Every employee for whom a contribution is required in the table in sub clause (3) below shall be a member of either the Pension Fund or the Provident Fund, subject always to the rules of the said funds.

 

(2) For the purpose of achieving the objects of this clause, the Council shall be entitled to enter into any agreements it deems fit and shall further be entitled to make rules in respect of the operation and administration of any fund established in terms of this clause, which may be amended from lime to time.

 

(3) An employer shall contribute the following amounts to the Pension Fund or the Provident Fund, as the case may be, on behalf of each eligible employee in respect of each contribution day worked:

 

For the period 1 November 2013 to 31 October 2014

Category of employee

Amount per day

Amount per day

Amount per day

Amount per day

Area A

Area B

Area C

Area D

R

R

R

R

(i)

Labourer L1

-

-

-

-

(ii)

Labourer L2

12.73

12.08

11.08

10.35

(iii)

General Worker

16.61

15.76

14.46

12.10

(iv)

Learner T4, manufacturing worker, waterproofing worker and scaffolder

17.77

17.13

15.91

15.04

(v)

Learner T3 and clerical worker, joinery assembler

19.60

19.21

18.02

17.20

(vi)

Learner T2, machine operator, glazier, assistant floor layer, carpet fitter and block layer

26.71

25.64

23.81

22.46

(vii)

Drivers/Plant operators of motor vehicles that require a code C1 licence including crane drivers

23.42

21.53

19.46

17.88

(viii)

Drivers/Plant operators of all other vehicles that require a code A, A1 or B licence

17.63

16.21

14.52

13.29

(ix)

Artisan (including a roofer, carpet layer, floor layer, ceiling and/or partition erector, leading hand and junior foreman)

35.78

34.33

31.78

29.95

(x)

Security Guard

18.81

17.22

15.41

14.07

 

 

For the period 1 November 2014 to 31 October 2015

Category of employee

Amount per day

Amount per day

Amount per day

Amount per day

Area A

Area B

Area C

Area D

R

R

R

R

(i)

Labourer L1

-

-

-

-

(ii)

Labourer L2

13.71

13.43

12.56

11.93

(iii)

General Worker

17.86

17.48

16.33

14.36

(iv)

Learner T4, manufacturing worker, waterproofing worker and scaffolder

19.10

18.84

17.83

17.11

(v)

Learner T3 and clerical worker, joinery assembler

21.07

20.93

20.04

19.38

(vi)

Learner T2, machine operator, glazier, assistant floor layer, carpet fitter and block layer

28.72

28.26

26.72

25.59

(vii)

Drivers/Plant operators of motor vehicles that require a code C1 licence including crane drivers

25.17

24.30

22.29

20.92

(viii)

Drivers/Plant operators of all other vehicles that require a code A, A1 or B licence

18.95

18.29

16.68

15.61

(ix)

Artisan (including a roofer, carpet layer, floor layer, ceiling and/or partition erector, leading hand and junior foreman)

38.46

37.84

35.69

34.16

(x)

Security Guard

20.22

19.48

17.73

16.57

 

 

For the period 1 November 2015 to 31 October 2016

Category of employee

Amount per day

Amount per day

Amount per day

Amount per day

Area A

Area B

Area C

Area D

R

R

R

R

(i)

Labourer L1

-

-

-

-

(ii)

Labourer L2

14.77

14.77

14.04

13.52

(iii)

General Worker

19.19

19.19

18.21

16.62

(iv)

Learner T4, manufacturing worker, waterproofing worker and scaffolder

20.53

20.53

19.75

19.17

(v)

Learner T3 and clerical worker, joinery assembler

22.65

22.65

22.07

21.56

(vi)

Learner T2, machine operator, glazier, assistant floor layer, carpet fitter and block layer

30.87

30.87

29.63

28.72

(vii)

Drivers/Plant operators of motor vehicles that require a code C1 licence including crane drivers

27.06

27.06

25.12

23.97

(viii)

Drivers/Plant operators of all other vehicles that require a code A, A1 or B licence

20.38

20.38

18.84

17.93

(ix)

Artisan (including a roofer, carpet layer, floor layer, ceiling and/or partition erector, leading hand and junior foreman)

41.35

41.35

39.61

38.37

(x)

Security Guard

21.74

21.74

20.05

19.06

 

(4)        Every employer shall further deduct a contribution from the remuneration of each eligible employee in respect of each contribution day, which shall be calculated as follows:

 

For the period 1 November 2013 to 31 October 2014

Category of employee

Amount per day

Amount per day

Amount per day

Amount per day

Area A

Area B

Area C

Area D

R

R

R

R

(i)

Labourer L1

-

-

-

-

(ii)

Labourer L2

11.93

11.32

10.39

9.70

(iii)

General Worker

15.57

14.77

13.54

11.34

(iv)

Learner T4, manufacturing worker, waterproofing worker and scaffolder

16.66

16.06

14.92

14.10

(v)

Learner T3 and clerical worker, joinery assembler

18.37

18.01

16.90

16.13

(vi)

Learner T2, machine operator, glazier, assistant floor layer, carpet fitter and block layer

25.04

24.04

22.32

21.06

(vii)

Drivers/Plant operators of motor vehicles that require a code C1 licence including crane drivers

21.96

20.19

18.25

16.76

(viii)

Drivers/Plant operators of all other vehicles that require a code A, A1 or B licence

16.52

15.20

13.61

12.46

(ix)

Artisan (including a roofer, carpet layer, floor layer, ceiling and/or partition erector, leading hand and junior foreman)

33.55

32.18

29.79

28.07

(x)

Security Guard

17.63

16.14

14.45

13.19

 

 

For the period 1 November 2014 to 31 October 2015

Category of employee

Amount per day

Amount per day

Amount per day

Amount per day

Area A

Area B

Area C

Area D

R

R

R

R

(i)

Labourer L1

-

-

-

-

(ii)

Labourer L2

12.85

12.59

11.78

11.19

(iii)

General Worker

16.74

16.38

15.31

13.46

(iv)

Learner T4, manufacturing worker, waterproofing worker and scaffolder

17.90

17.66

16.72

16.04

(v)

Learner T3 and clerical worker, joinery assembler

19.75

19.63

18.79

18.17

(vi)

Learner T2, machine operator, glazier, assistant floor layer, carpet fitter and block layer

26.92

26.49

25.05

23.99

(vii)

Drivers/Plant operators of motor vehicles that require a code C1 licence including crane drivers

23.60

22.78

20.90

19.61

(viii)

Drivers/Plant operators of all other vehicles that require a code A, A1 or B licence

17.77

17.15

15.64

14.63

(ix)

Artisan (including a roofer, carpet layer, floor layer, ceiling and/or partition erector, leading hand and junior foreman)

36.06

35.47

33.46

32.02

(x)

Security Guard

18.96

18.26

16.62

15.53

 

 

For the period 1 November 2015 to 31 October 2016

Category of employee

Amount per day

Amount per day

Amount per day

Amount per day

Area A

Area B

Area C

Area D

R

R

R

R

(i)

Labourer L1

-

-

-

-

(ii)

Labourer L2

13.85

13.85

13.17

12.68

(iii)

General Worker

17.99

17.99

17.07

15.58

(iv)

Learner T4, manufacturing worker, waterproofing worker and scaffolder

19.25

19.25

18.52

17.97

(v)

Learner T3 and clerical worker, joinery assembler

21.23

21.23

20.69

20.21

(vi)

Learner T2, machine operator, glazier, assistant floor layer, carpet fitter and block layer

28.94

28.94

27.78

26.93

(vii)

Drivers/Plant operators of motor vehicles that require a code C1 licence including crane drivers

25.37

25.37

23.55

22.47

(viii)

Drivers/Plant operators of all other vehicles that require a code A, A1 or B licence

19.10

19.10

17.66

16.81

(ix)

Artisan (including a roofer, carpet layer, floor layer, ceiling and/or partition erector, leading hand and junior foreman)

38.77

38.77

37.13

35.97

(x)

Security Guard

20.38

20.38

18.80

17.87

 

(5) Every employer shall pay the above contributions to the Council within the period determined by the Council.

 

(6)
(a) Subject to an eligible employee's right to nominate a beneficiary to receive any amounts which may become due in terms of the Pension Fund or Provident Fund in the event of his death before retirement, any pension benefits accruing to an employee in terms of this Agreement shall not be transferable, and may not be ceded or pledged.
(b) When an employee fails to qualify for death, disability, and/or funeral benefits in terms of the Pension Fund and/or the Provident Fund because an employer has failed to pay contributions owing by it in respect of the employee's membership, such employer shall be liable to pay to such employee or his beneficiary an amount of money equal to the death, disability and/or funeral benefits that would have been payable to the employee under the rules of the applicable fund had  the contributions been paid by the employer.

 

(7) In the event of the Council's being dissolved, wound up or ceasing to operate during the currency of this Agreement, the parties shall appoint a trustee or trustees before such dissolution, winding up or ceasing to operate to perform the functions of the Council set out in this clause, and such trustees shall have all the powers vested in the Council for this purpose.