Extension of the Amendment to the Main Collective Agreement for the Meat Trade – Gauteng

Main Collective Agreement for the Meat Trade

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The Minister of Employment and Labour has declared that the Amendment of the Main Collective Agreement concluded in the Bargaining Council for the Meat Trade, Gauteng, be extended to non-parties. This means that the conditions specified therein shall be binding on the parties who concluded the collective agreement and on other employers and employees in that industry.

The terms of this agreement shall be observed in the Meat Trade in the following Magisterial Districts: Alberton, Boksburg, Brakpan, Germiston, Kempton Park, Johannesburg, Randburg, Roodepoort, Benoni, Krugersdorp, Randfontein, Springs, Westonaria, and the area within 25km radius of Church Square Pretoria.

As from the date of coming into operation of this Agreement, no employer shall pay, and no employee shall accept wages lower than stipulated in the Agreement. Furthermore, every employer shall, in respect of each establishment he owns or conducts, pay a monthly levy of R150.00 to the council, which will be utilised by the employer’s organisation towards the Employers Organisation Training Scheme.

The collective agreement will come into effect from the 2nd of October 2023, and for the period ending 30 June 2026.

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