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Increase in MIBFA Pension & Provident Fund Contribution Rates

Please note that the employer contribution rates for the pension and provident funds will increase on 1 July 2024 by 0.2%, meaning that contributions from employers will increase to 8.10%, with the employee contribution remaining at 7.5%.  This is in accordance with the Funds Surplus Apportionment arrangements. EIPF_MIPF firm circular Letter...

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“We decided to join SAEFA, aligning with their grounded and realistic approach to collective bargaining that balances the needs of the industry, employers, and labour”.

As a company with over 35 years of experience in providing anti-corrosion protection and galvanising services, Transvaal Galvanisers can confidently say that joining SAEFA has been a has been a game-changer for our business. Our sister company, IMAB Power, with over 50 years of expertise in manufacturing structural steel components...

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Effective Implementation of the Employment Equity Act – 17 July 2024

With the imminent implementation of the Employment Equity Amendment Act, a more aggressive approach to transformation is on the horizon, emphasizing enforcement measures and the introduction of sectoral targets. It is crucial for employers to understand these changes to ensure compliance and avoid potential consequences. The most notable amendments to be...

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Wage Increases 1 July 2024 – Plastic Industry

Employees employed by Plastic Manufacturers falling within the scope of registration of the MEIBC are regulated by the Plastic Industry Main Collective Agreement (PIMCA). All employers in the industry who fall within the scope of this collective agreement are accordingly legally obliged to implement the wages and conditions of employment...

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“When we initially joined SAEFA it was a strategic decision motivated by our need for representation that truly understood and advocated for the interests of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)”

Our partnership with SAEFA has been crucial to our company's growth and development Founded in 1967, our company specialises in high precision NC Machining and Engineering for diverse industries including Mining, Automotive, General Engineering, and Agricultural sectors. Over the years, our focus has evolved, and today, our flagship product line is...

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“We decided to join SAEFA, aligning with their grounded and realistic approach to collective bargaining that balances the needs of the industry, employers, and labour”.

Scamont Engineering is proud to be a leading Original Equipment Manufacturer of the renowned Scamont range of pumps, including positive displacement pumps and multistage centrifugal pumps widely used in mining applications. After the 2014 metal industry strikes, we recognised the need for a more active and meaningful representation of employers...

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“Our journey with SAEFA has been nothing short of transformative. Motivated by their commitment to fostering industry stability alongside employee welfare, we found a perfect partner in SAEFA”

As a stalwart in the engineering industry since 1968, Efficient Engineering proudly stands as a testament to innovation and reliability. From our base in Africa's bustling economic hub, we offer a comprehensive array of mining solutions, ranging from materials handling to custom equipment design. Our commitment to excellence extends to...

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Increase in MEIBC Levies 1 April 2024

Please take careful note that the Registration and Administration Expenses Levy (the “Admin Levy”) and the Dispute Resolution Levy will be increased with effect from 1 April 2024: Admin Levy:                                  R2.21 per week (R9.57 monthly) payable by each scheduled employee, with a matching contribution paid by the employer. Dispute Resolution Levy:            R0.80...

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INCREASE IN THE NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE 2024

Minister of Employment and Labour, Thulas Nxesi, has announced an increase in the NationalMinimum Wage effective from the 01st of March 2024. The minimum wage of R25.42 per hour will increase to R27.58 per hour, an increase of approximately8.5% from March 2024. Employers may apply for exemption from the National Minimum Wage...

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