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

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National Bargaining Council for the Electrical Industry of South Africa:

Extension of Consolidation of Collective Agreement to Non-parties

Part II

2. Expenses of the Council

 

 

(1) The funds of the Council, which shall be vested in and administered by the Council, shall be provided for in the following manner:

 

Every employee and every employer shall contribute to the Funds of the Council, no more than 1 (one) percent of the weekly specified wage rate payable in terms of clause 4 of Part II of this Agreement, taken to the next higher 10 cents.

 

In areas I, M, N, and 0 every employee and every employer shall contribute no more than 1 (one) percent of the employee's actual weekly wage rate but shall not be less than the wage rates payable in terms of clause 4 of Part 11 of this agreement.

 

Provided that all temporary employment services shall contribute an additional 50% (fifty percent) to the funds of the Council.

 

All Council and benefit fund contributions are calculated based on the following normal working hours per region:

Region A & B - 42.5 hours per week

Region C - 44 hours per week

Region D - 40 hours per week

 

(2) Every employer shall pay the amount determined in terms of subclause (1) to the Council in respect of such employees: Provided that the employer may deduct fifty percent of the amount payable from the remuneration of such employees.

 

(3) In any instance where no contributions are payable in terms of subclauses (1) and (2) hereof, and the total amount referred to in subclause (2) is less than R55.00 such amount shall be supplemented by the employer by the sum required to make a total of R55.00 in each month.

 

(4) Every employer shall, by no later than the 15th day of each month, forward to the regional offices of the Council all contributions in respect of the preceding month in the manner prescribed by the Council from time to time.

 

(5) Regardless of whether any amount is payable to the Council in terms of this clause, every employer shall, by no later than the 15th day of each month, forward to the Council in respect of the preceding month and in the manner indicated therein, the statement referred to in subclause (3) hereof.

 

(6) A sole proprietor, partner, member, director, or employer engaged in work specified in this agreement shall be deemed to be an employee in respect of whom a council levy of a Master Installation Electrician is required to be contributed.