Main Collective Agreement

Working together for the Building Industry

A Collective Agreement is the outcome of negotiations between employers' organisations and trade unions (parties to the Council), in a particular industry.

The Agreement is submitted to the Minister of Employment and Labour for registration under the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (as amended).  Thereafter and by application, the agreement may be extended to non-parties. 

What does the Agreement include? 

  1. Employee benefits applicable per employment category.
  2. Rules and procedures relating to dispute resolution. 
  3. Provisions for ensuring fair wages and working conditions. 
  4. Rules and procedures for lodging a dispute with the Bargaining Council.