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


National Bargaining Council for the Electrical Industry of South Africa:

Extension of Consolidation of Collective Agreement to Non-parties

Part I

31. Benefit Funds



For the purposes of this Agreement, the following Benefit Funds, which were extended on the dates listed below, are hereby continued:

(a) The Electrical Industry Sick Pay Fund - 17/10/ 2003
(b) National Pension and Provident Funds Collective Agreement - Government Gazette No 31191 - 04/07/2008
(c) The Electrical Industry Sick Pay Fund (Cape) - Ministerial Determination 12/09/2003
(d) The Electrical Industry (KwaZulu-Natal) Sick Pay Fund - Ministerial Determination 12/07/1999
(e) All Council and benefit fund contributions are calculated based on the following normal working hours per region:

Region A & B - 42.50 hours per week

Region C - 44 hours per week

Region D - 40 hours per week.

(f) In the event that an employee fails to qualify for death, disability, and/or funeral benefits in terms of the pension and/or provident fund Agreements because the employer failed to pay contributions owing in respect of the employee's membership, the employer shall be liable to pay to such employee or his/her beneficiaries an amount of money equal to the death, disability and/or funeral benefits that would have been payable to the employee under the rules of the applicable fund had the contributions been paid by the employer.