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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 C : Woven, Crochet & Knitted Narrow Fabric Subsector

H : General

6. Clause 49: Other Conditions of Employment

 

 

Substitute the following for the existing clause 49.4:

 

49.4) Attendance Bonus:

 

The parties agree to the principle of increased productivity through an attendance incentive. All bargaining unit employees shall receive an incentive of 0. 75% per week for full attendance based on the gazetted normal hourly rates as reflected in the table below, subject to the following eligibility exclusions:

 

49.4.1) 10 minutes leeway per working week.

 

49.4.2) Protected strike - the 0. 75% referred to above will be based on a pro rata calculation of normal hours worked in the week during which the protected strike took place.

 

49.4.3) 1 day maximum per month for pre-authorised absence for the purposes of a medical check up or collection of medication for a chronic condition diagnosed by a registered medical practitioner.

 

49.4.4) National and/or regional transport strike.

 

49.4.5) Authorised shop steward's leave.

 

49.4.6) The incentive will be calculated and accumulated weekly and paid quarterly.

 

Woven And Crochet:

 

Grade

Attendance
Incentive Hourly Rate

A1

0.14

A2 0-3 months

0.14

4-6 months

0.14

Qualified

0.14

A3

0.15

B1 0-6 months

0.15

7-12 months

0.15

Qualified

0.15

B2 0-6 months

0.15

7-12 months

0.15

Qualified

0.15

B3 0-6 months

0.16

7-12 months

0.16

Qualified

0.16

B4

0.17

 

Clothing Accessories:

 

Grade

Attendance Incentive Hourly Rate

A1

0.13

A2

0.13

A3

0.13

B1

0.14

B2

0.14

B3

0.15

B4

0.15

B5

0.16

 

Braiding:

 

Grade

Attendance Incentive Hourly Rate

A1

0.08

A2

0.09

A3

0.09

B2

0.09

B5

0.10

 

Insert the following new clause 49.7

 

49.7) The broad principle of an Industrial Training Facility is agreed to for the purpose of developing skills that can be utilized in the Woven, Crochet & Knitted Narrow Fabric Sub Sector provided that it is funded from existing skills levy contributions. This initiative shall not dictate to the allocation or spread of training within a workplace.