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

Notices

Bargaining Council for the Hairdressing Trade (Cape Penninsula)

Main Collective Agreement

37. Medical Aid Scheme and Medical Insurance Plan

 

 

1. The Council, having resolved that employers and employees in the Hairdressing Trade may participate in a registered Medical Aid Scheme and Medical Insurance Plan, authorises for the purpose of implementing the objectives set out in the rules thereof, the collection of contributions:—
(a) every employee must contribute per month, an amount equivalent to two thirds of the contribution specified in the rules of the Medical Aid Scheme or Medical Insurance Plan;
(b) every employer must deduct per month from the wage of each employee the amount referred to in clause 37 (1) (a) and must contribute an amount equivalent to one third of the contribution specified in the rules of the Medical Aid Scheme or Medical Insurance Plan;
(c) every employer must pay the amounts referred to in clauses 37 (1) (a) and (b) to the Council before the seventh day of the next month;
(d) The Council will collate all such payments and remit the total amounts due to the administrators of the Medical Aid Scheme and Medical Insurance Plan by the 26th day of every month.

 

2. An employee may choose the Medical Aid Scheme referred to in clause 37 (1) as an alternative to membership of the Hairdressing Trade Sick Benefit Fund referred to in clause 35.

 

3. An employee who is a member of the Hairdressing Trade Sick Benefit Fund referred' to in clause 35 may also participate in the Medical Insurance Plan and the employer must pay the specified employer contributions for both the Hairdressing Trade Sick Benefit Fund and Medical Insurance Plan.