The parties to the SALGBC’s National Bargaining Committee have agreed to resolve the deadlock on the MCA negotiations on the following basis:
• All amendments to the MCA that the parties have reached agreement on will be implemented.
• In respect of those parts of the MCA that the parties cannot reach agreement on, the status quo will remain.
• The Housing Allowance is to be dealt with in the wage negotiations / IMATU’s housing allowance dispute.
• The final document is to be converted into a facilitator’s proposal for all parties to obtain a mandate.
• The return date for all parties to indicate their acceptance or non-acceptance of the facilitator’s proposal is 10 April 2015.
IMATU filed the following wage demand with the Bargaining Council (SALGBC)on 12 February 2015: • An across the board salary increase of 15% or R4 000-00, whichever is the greater; • The current minimum wage to increase to R9 625-00; • A single year agreement only; • All benefits, allowances and conditions of service to […]
Following the delivery of last night’s State of the Nation Address (SONA), the Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) is committed to making local government work. “IMATU members, like all South Africans, are concerned by escalating crime statics, infrastructure needs, access to education, youth internship schemes and water and electricity generation. We welcome the […]
The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union’s (IMATU) President, Stanley Khoza, and Deputy President, Keith Swanepoel, will be joining the President of the Republic of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, and Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Pravin Gordhan, at the Presidential Local Government Summit today, in Midrand. The purpose of the Summit is […]
This in an update on the current status of the national Housing Allowance dispute as well as the Main Collective Agreement negotiations. Negotiations to finalise collective bargaining on the Main Collective Agreement, which includes the Housing Allowance, took place on 14 August 2014 and was conducted under the auspices of a facilitator, Mr Pat Stone. […]
- The 2015 IMATU-Discovery/LA HEALTH Bursary Scheme is open from 1 January 2015. Sceme rules and Application form can be downloaded from the Resources Centre page, or contact your Regional Office for more information.
- The IMATU National Special Recruitment Campaign will be running from 1 August 2014 – 30 September 2014
- The President has signed the Employment Services Act 4 of 2013 into law. The Employment Equity Amendment Act 47 of 2013 comes into operation on 1 August 2014.
- The Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Bill (B50D-2013) was adopted by the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) with a number of amendments and has been sent back to Parliament’s National Assembly for further deliberation and concurrence due to the number of technical amendments made by the NCOP. Once the National Assembly adopts the Bill, it will conclude the parliamentary process and the Bill will be sent to the President for assent.
- The President has signed the National Credit Amendment Act 19 of 2014 into law.
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