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

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National Bargaining Council for the Clothing Manufacturing Industry

Main Collective Agreement

Part C : Provisions for the KwaZulu-Natal Region

19. Registration of Employers

 

 

(1) Every employer who has not already done so in pursuance of a previous agreement at the date of coming into operation of this part of the Agreement and every employer who enters the Industry after that date shall within seven days of such date or on the date on which such employer commenced operations as the case may be forward to the Secretary of the Council, P.O. Box 18354, Dalbridge, 4014, by registered post, the following particulars which shall be in writing and signed by the employer or a person duly authorised to sign on behalf of the employer:
(a) The trading name, business address and registered address of the establishment;
(b) the full names and residential addresses of all partners and/or directors and/or members;
(c) the full name and residential address of the responsible manager;
(d) the section or sections of the Industry in which the establishment is engaged;
(e) date of commencing operations.

 

(2) Written notification shall be sent by registered post to the Council by every employer of any alteration in respect of any details supplied in terms of subclauses (1) (a) to (e) of this clause, and such notification shall be given within 7 days of such alteration.

 

(3) Save as provided in subclause (6), every employer in the Industry at the date of coming into operation of this part of the Agreement and every employer who enters the Industry after that date shall within seven days of such date or on the date on which such employer commenced operations, as the case may be, lodge with the Council, and at all times thereafter have with the Council, a guarantee acceptable to the Council to cover payment of one week's wages as prescribed in clause 4 of this part of the Agreement for his employees and also to cover 12 weeks' levies; due in terms of clauses 25 and 35 of this part of the Agreement and clause 6 of the Provident Fund Agreement of the Council.

 

(4) Whenever cash is deposited with the Council in terms of subclause (3) above, such money shall be invested in a savings account, permanent shares or fixed deposits in any registered bank or financial institution. Any interest accruing thereon shall be paid to the employer by the Council not later than 31 January of each year.

 

(5) Whenever a guarantor advises the Council that a guarantee in terms of subclause (3) is to be withdrawn, the Council shall notify the employer, in writing, of such withdrawal and the employer shall within the notice period given by the guarator lodge a fresh guarantee with the Council in terms of subclause (3).

 

(6) All guarantees furnished to the Council in terms of a previous published agreement shall be deemed to have been furnished in terms of this part of the Agreement: Provided that the Council may at any time give the employer 14 days notice to the effect that any such guarantee is no longer acceptable and the employer shall within such period of 14 days lodge a fresh guarantee acceptable to the Council.