Wood And Paper Bargaining Council Main Agreement
The Industrial Relations Act (LRA) provides for the creation of negotiating councils for each of the most important sectors in South Africa. The National Wood and Paper Bargaining Council (NBCWPS) is made up of representatives of major unions and employer groups in each sector, whose main objective is to reach consensus on the basic employment conditions for their specific industries. Use the following links to view agreements by sector and year. Industry Calendar 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 201 9/20 20 20 20/21 1 Paste – Paper View 2 Fabrics – Allies Display Display 2 Fabrics – Allies View View 3 Saw view 3 Scierie View RIGHT Click on the view and select “Save the destination under… The Labour Relations Act provides for self-regulation of industries by the bargaining council. NBCWPS provides services to its parties and non-parties that fall within its scope: `Forum and institutions for collective bargaining` – Resolving labour disputes. Application of collective agreements. Forum and process for negotiating and regulating benefits for employees. Processing requests for exemptions from collective agreements – Making contributions and proposals on political and legislative developments. . The Council is formed on the basis of equal representation for both employers and workers` representatives. All registered employers in the sector can join the Council either as a party (through a specific employers` organisation in the sector) or as a non-foreigner to the party.
Unions wishing to be part of the Board must have at least 1,000 employees in this sector. The levies are divided equally between the employer and the employee. For workers employed by an employer who is a party to the Board, their worker`s R4 and the employer`s R4 contribution with the R8.00 contribution for a single worker. Workers who are employed, who are either non-partisan or who are not themselves members of the unions that have gone to the Council, are collected R8, their employer paying the same amount for a single worker. The total amount of their tax is R16.00.