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


Bargaining Council for the Metal and Engineering Industries

Main Collective Agreement

Part 1 : Conditions of Employment

31. Prohibition of Cession and/or set-off


No claim whatever by any employee against the Council shall be capable of being ceded, and no purported cession thereof shall be binding upon the Council.


Set-off shall not operate and is expressly excluded as between any amounts payable to an employee as referred to in clause 8(3) and any amount payable by such employee, the deduction of which is prohibited by that clause; and this provision shall be deemed to be a term of every contract of employment between employer and employee.