Understanding the A pplication of Wages in the Motor Industry September 2012 – 31 August 2013. Divisions of the Motor Industry.
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Division A of the Main Agreement covers generic Conditions of Employment which are applicable to the motor industry other than those conditions which are specifically applicable to office, stores, sales and clerical employees.
Division A also contains definitions and the grades of the various employees.
Division B – covers all wages and conditions of employment which are applicable to office, stores, sales and clerical employees.
Division C – contains minimum wages for all employees excluding Office, Stores, sales and clerical employees.
Division C – is divided into five chapters:
Sector 1 – Manufacturing (Chapter III)
Vehicle Body Building (Chapter II)
Sector 2 – Remanufacturing
Sector 3 – Engine Reconditioning Establishments
Sector 4 – Workshops, Motorcycle dealers, Body
repairers, tyre dealers etc.
Sector 5 – Fuel Dealers
Sector 6 – Dealerships
Sector 7 – Parts and Equipment Dealers
Grades of Employees are included in our circular.
Please click link hereunder to access the information relating to the different Grades.
(Right click on link, select open hyperlink)
Minimum wages means that an employer may not pay a wage less than that which is prescribed for the particular grade or category of employee, unless the employer has obtained an exemption from MIBCO.
Please note that Dealerships (Sector 6) employees have higher minimum wages than the rest of the industry.
Guaranteed monetary increases - the minimum monetary value of increases to be granted to employees who are earning above the minimum prescribed increases at the time when the agreement becomes effective.
Guaranteed monetary increases are not applicable in dealerships (Sector 6) and Component Manufacturers (Chapter III).
Component Manufacturing Establishments (Chapter III) grant actual percentage increases to employees below the threshold of R115 500 per annum.
The effective date of implementation is
1 September 2012, other than Forecourt Attendants and Cashiers at fuel retailers.
The effective date of implementation for Forecourt Attendant wages and Cashiers employed at Service Stations is 5 September 2012.
For further information, please contact your nearest Regional Office
Prepared by: Regional Office
Aruna Ranchod- Director : Industrial Relations
Claire Patterson – Director : Communications