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

Notices

Motor Industry Bargaining Council  (MIBCO)

Main Collective Agreement

Division C

Chapter I

Clause 3 : Ratio

 

 

NOTE:

(1) For special provisions relating to the ratio refer to Clause 5 of Division D of this Agreement.

 

(2) Where an employer carries on business in more than one establishment in the Motor Industry the provisions of this clause shall be observed in relation to each single establishment on its own.

 

(1)        Auto-electrician's assistant

(a) Subject to the proviso set out hereunder, an employer shall not engage an auto-electrician's assistant unless he employs at least one journeyman.
(b) At no time shall the total number of auto-electrician's assistants at an establishment exceed the aggregate number of journeymen employed at the establishment by more than one.

 

[Note - Applications for exemption from the provisions of this subclause must be directed to the National Council, ie not to Regional Councils as in the case of other exemptions.]

 

(2) B/A journeyman – An employer shall not employ a B/A journeyman unless he has at least one journeyman actively engaged in his workshop, and the number of B/A journeymen employed shall at no time exceed the number of journeymen actively engaged in the workshop by more than one.

 

[Note – The provisions of this subclause shall not be deemed to require an employer to discharge any B/A journeyman in his employ on the date of coming into operation of this Agreement.]

 

(3)        Body shop assistant

 

(a) Subject to the proviso set out hereunder, an employer shall not engage a body shop assistant unless he employs at least one journeyman.
(b) At no time shall the total number of body shop assistants employed at an establishment exceed the aggregate number of journeymen employed at that establishment by more than one.

 

[Note - Applications for exemption from the provisions of this subclause must be directed to the National Council, ie not to Regional Councils as in the case of other exemptions.]

 

(4) Diesel pump room assistants – An employer shall not employ a diesel pump room assistant unless he has at least one journeyman actively engaged in his pump room, and the number of diesel pump room assistants in his employ shall at no time exceed the number of journeymen actively engaged in his pump room by more than one.

 

(5)        Motor cycle mechanic's assistant

(a) Subject to the proviso set out hereunder, an employer shall not engage a motor cycle mechanic's assistant unless he employs at least one journeyman.
(b) At no time shall the total number of motor cycle mechanic's assistants employed at an establishment exceed the aggregate number of journeymen employed at that establishment by more than one.

 

[Note – Applications for exemption from the provisions of this subclause must be directed to the National Council, ie not to Regional Councils as in the case of other exemptions.]

 

(6)        Repair shop assistants —

(a) Subject to the provisos set out hereunder, an employer shall not engage a repair shop assistant unless he employs at least one journeyman.
(b) At no time shall the total number of repair shop assistants employed at an establishment exceed the aggregate number of journeymen employed at that establishment by more than one.

 

[Note - Applications for exemptions from the provisions of this subclause must be directed to the National Council, ie not to Regional Councils as in the case of other exemptions.]

 

(7) Scooter workers – An employer shall not employ a scooter worker unless he has at least one journeyman motor mechanic or motor cycle mechanic actively engaged in his workshop, and the number of scooter workers employed shall at no time exceed the number of motor and motor cycle mechanics employed by more than one.