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

Notices

National Bargaining Council for the Clothing Manufacturing Industry

Main Collective Agreement

Part I : Provisions for the Non-Metro Areas

32. Council Funds

 

 

(1) The employer and the employee NBC Levy contribution shall be converted to a percentage–based contribution.

 

(2) The following table shall be used in determining the new NBC levy contributions:

 

Employees

Employers

Payable by THE EMPLOYEE by means of a deduction from an employee’s wages:

Payable by THE EMPLOYER:

Calculated at 0,37% of a qualified machinist’s rate of pay in “other areas” as defined in the attached wage schedule (This equates to R2,14 with effect from 1st September 2012)

Calculated at 0,47% of a qualified machinist’s rate of pay in “other areas” as defined in the attached wage schedule (This equates to R2,72 with effect from 1st September 2012)

 

(3) The total so deducted together with an equal amount which shall be contributed by the employer shall be forwarded together with a list showing Council registration numbers of employees detailing particulars of contributions, to the General Secretary of the Council, or Regional Secretary of the Regional Chamber of this Council in whose area of responsibility the employer's business falls to reach him no later than 14 days after the end of each calendar month.

 

(4) Should any amount due in terms of this clause not be received by the Regional Chamber by the 14th day of the month it is due, the employer shall forthwith be liable for and be required to pay interest on such amount as remains unpaid at a rate determined by the Regional Chamber from time to time, calculated from the 1st day of the month in which the payment is due until the day upon which payment is actually received by the Regional Chamber: Provided that the Regional Chamber shall be entitled in its absolute discretion to waive payment of such interest or part thereof in any individual instance.

 

(5) In the event of the Council or Regional Chamber incurring any costs or becoming obliged to pay any collection commission by reason of the failure of the employer to make any payment on or before the due date, the employer shall then also be liable to pay forthwith all such costs of whatever nature as between attorney and client and all such collection commission, and the Council or Regional Chamber shall be entitled in its absolute discretion to allocate any payment by the employer first in satisfaction of such costs, collection commission and interest, and thereafter in reduction of the overdue capital amount.