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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

6A. Compliance by Employers, Subcontracting and use of Temporary Employment Services

 

 

(1) The Council shall keep a register of employers in good standing and a register of employers not in good standing with the Council which registers shall be generally made known and published and shall be available to any person on request.

 

(2) An employer shall be in good standing with the Council for purposes of this clause 6A if:
(a) the employer is registered as an employer with the Council: and
(b) the employer is compliant with all obligations provided for in this Agreement to be fulfilled by an employer.

 

(3) No employer ("the subcontracting party") may subcontract any work that falls under the definition of "Building Industry" or Industry" in clause 4 of this Agreement, to another person who is subject to this Agreement ("the subcontractor''), unless both the subcontracting party and the subcontractor are, at all times during the subcontracting, employers in good standing.

 

(4) Regardless of whether or not clause 6A(3) has been complied with, the subcontracting party and the subcontractor are jointly and severally liable if the subcontractor, in respect of any of its employees, contravenes:
(a) This Agreement or any other Council agreement regulating terms and conditions of employment and/or benefits;
(b) A binding arbitration award that regulates or relates to terms and conditions of employment; or
(c) The Basic Conditions of Employment Act. No 75 of 1997, as amended from time to time.

 

(5) No person may utilize a temporary employment service for work in connection with the Building Industry unless , both the person and the temporary employment service are, at all times during the use of the temporary employment service, employers in good standing with the Council. The provisions of section 198 of the Act, shall apply to any person who enters an agreement to utilize a temporary employment service for work in connection with the Building Industry.