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

National Textile Bargaining Council: Extension to Nonparties of the Main Collective Amending Agreement

Part 2

Annexure G : Worsted Section

B. Remuneration

16. Clause 4: Minimum Wages

 

 

Substitute the following for the existing clause 4:

 

4.1) The minimum wages for the Worsted Section, which an employer shall pay to employees shall be as specified in clause 4.2 below.

 

4.2) Every employer must pay each employee a wage that is not less than the minimum wage rate prescribed in the relevant tables below and for the grade specified.

 

4.2.1) Verticals

 

Grade

Current Hourly Rate

New Hourly Rate

1

R17.53

R18.78

2

R17.97

R19.22

3

R18.63

R19.88

4

R19.70

R20.95

 

4.2.2) Spinners

 

4.2.2.1) Area A: The Rest Of The Country (Including Port Elizabeth, and Durban)

 

Grade

Current Hourly Rate

Hourly Rate Increase

New Hourly Rate

1

R17.31

R1.13

R18.44

2

R17.91

R1.16

R19.07

3

R18.80

R1.22

R20.02

4

R20.29

R1.32

R21.61

 

4.3) As per the provisions of clause 4.3 of Part 1 of this Agreement.

 

4.4) New Entry Wage Rate

 

4.4.1) All new employees entering the Industry from 01 July 2011 will be paid at rate not less than 80% of the Industry Rate applicable to that job category.

 

4.4.2) Employees who convert to permanent from fixed term contracts in terms of the provisions of the Main Agreement will be paid at 100% of the rate applicable to that job category.

 

4.4.3) Employees who have been retrenched and re-employed either as a permanent or fixed employee, within a period of 6 months, will be paid at 100% of the rate applicable to that job category.