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


Motor Industry Bargaining Council  (MIBCO)

Main Collective Agreement

Division C

Chapter IV : Automotive Engineering Establishments

Clause 2 : Wages  - (1) and (2)



NOTE: If the CPI in respect of the month of June of the applicable year exceeds the percentage increase the higher percentage shall apply.


(1)        Minimum wages


The following minimum wages shall be paid by an employer to each of the employees of the classes specified in the following wage schedules in the area of the region in which the establishment is situated and no employee shall accept a wage lower than that specified for his/her class in such area.


(2)        Certificate of Service


On the assumption of duty with a new employer, an employer may require an operative, grade A, operative, grade B or operative engine assembler who wishes to claim credit for past experience, to produce a certificate of service reflecting details of his past experience in the form of Annexure A to this Agreement.


'experience' means the total period or periods of employment that an employee has had either with his present or any other employer in the particular occupation in which he is employed.


(3)        Wage Schedules

(a) Minimum wages from 7 February 2011 until 31 August 2011

(b) Minimum wages from 1 September 2011 to 31 August 2012

(c) Minimum wages from 1 September 2012 to 31 August 2013