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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

48. Employee Training



(1) Where a training committee identifies a specific training need and an employee is selected to undergo such training, then this training shall, wherever possible, be undertaken during ordinary working hours and the employee shall be paid at normal whilst undergoing this training.


(2) The time spent on ABET training shall be shared equally between the employer and the employee trainee on a 50/50 basis, such that for example, if the training lasts two hours, one hour will be paid by the employer and the other will be an unpaid contribution of the employee.

[Clause inserted by Government Notice R. 268 dated 12 April 2013]