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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 2

5. Annexures

Annexure A

Security of Employment and Severance Pay


For the purpose of this Annexure, notwithstanding the definition of ‘employee’ in clause 3 of the Main Agreement, ‘employee’ shall include persons employed in terms of clause 1(4) and (5) of Part I of the Main Agreement.



1. Retrenchments and/or Redundancies

2. Lay-offs

3. Limited duration contracts of employment