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AGREEMENT IN RESPECT OF WAGES AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT (2013-2014) ENTERED INTO BY & BETWEEN CWAWU & CEPPWAWU (Hereinafter referred to as "Labour") And Kimberly Clark Corporation SA (Hereinafter referred to as "Employer")

Labour and the Employer hereby record their agreement which is in full and final settlement of all wages and other terms and conditions as set out hereunder:

1. SCOPE OF THE AGREEMENT

Scope of Agreement will be negotiated through Collective Bargaining on shop floor level.

2. DURATION OF THE AGREEMENT

The agreement will be effective for a period of 1 (One) Year dated 1st July 2013 to 30 June 2014.

The parties hereby agree to a 5.8% wage increase on actual rates, for all employees in the Bargaining unit.

3. LABOUR BROKERS

The Employer agrees that it will not use the services of Labour Brokers other than for temporary operational requirements, which occurs from time to time. Where the use of Labour brokers is deemed necessary to perform work normally undertaken by employees within the Bargaining unit, this will be done in consultation with the union and both parties shall ensure that the Labour Broker complies fully with the existing and future legislation regulating activities of Labour Brokers and their clients.

The employer agrees that effective 1 January 2014, Labour Brokers will only be employed for a period of six months. Where they are needed for more than 6 months they should be converted to a fixed term contract.

4. SHIFT ALLOWANCE

The parties hereby agree to retain status quo on the shift allowances, which is as follow:

5% of basic wage for non-continuous shift workers &

10% of basic wage for continuous shift workers

5. LEAVE

5.1 FAMILY RESPONSIBILITY LEAVE

Current policy will remain in place further both Parties agree that in instances of more than 1 death of immediate family member within an annual cycle, a special approval request will be reviewed of up to 5 additional days will be approved by HR Director and Functional Director,

5.2 MATERNITY and STILLBIRTH LEAVE

The parties hereby agree to retain status quo on both these Leave categories:

5.3 Maternity Leave

A female Employee is entitled to four (4) consecutive months of Maternity Leave. Employee will be paid her full normal salary for three (3) months of her Maternity Leave and the fourth month is unpaid. Alternatively an Employee may opt to be paid 75% of her normal salary for four (4) months.

5.4 Miscarriage/ Stillbirth Leave

An Employee who has a miscarriage during the third trimester of pregnancy or bears a still born child is entitled to Maternity Leave for six (6) weeks after the miscarriage or still birth.

6. SERVICE ALLOWANCE

The parties hereby agree to retain status quo and will continue to review this at National Level.

7. TRANSPORT SUBSIDY

The parties agree to the current transport allowance of R180.00 per month which is provided to employees using their own transport, to be increased to R200 per month effective 1 July 2013.

The parties confirm that the status quo will remain as to the current subsidy received by employees who make use of public transport, which is 50% of current transport fee.

8. HOUSING ALLOWANCE

The parties hereby agree that no housing allowance will be introduced into the current benefits and will be discussed at National Level.

9. MEDICAL AID

The parties hereby agree to retain status quo in that both employer and employee contribution remains at 50%.

10. TRAINING DAYS

The parties hereby agree to retain status quo regarding payment, and will continue to review this at National Level.

11. PERFORMANCE BASED INCREASES

Parties agree to defer and discuss the Performance management system at National Level. No implementation will take place unless details of Performance management system have been agreed at the National Labour Management meeting.

12. Short Time/ Curtailment

Parties agree to discuss this further at National level in order to address productivity opportunities.

13. OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

All other terms and conditions of employment will remain unchanged.

SIGNED AT ENSTRA ON THIS 27 DAY on June2013.

On behalf of the Employer

1)

2)

On behalf of the Labour (CWAWU)

Myousi

On behalf of the Labour (CEPPWAWU)

Simon Mofokeng

Agreement in Respect of Wages and Conditions of Employment entered into by and between CWAWU and CEPPWAWU and Kimberly Clark Corporation SA - 2013 - 2013

Start date: → 2013-07-01
End date: → 2014-06-30
Ratified by: → Ministry
Ratified on: → 2013-07-01
Name industry: → Manufacturing
Public/private sector: → In the private sector
Concluded by:
Kimberly Clark Corporation SA
Names trade unions: → Chemical, Energy, Paper Printing, Wood and Allied Workers' Union (CEPPWAWU), Chemical, Wood and Allied Workers Union (CWAWU)

TRAINING

Training programmes: → Yes
Apprenticeships: → No
Employer contributes to training fund for employees: → No

WORK AND FAMILY ARRANGEMENTS

Maternity paid leave: → 12 weeks
Maternity paid leave restricted to 75 % of basic wage
Job security after maternity leave: → No
Prohibition of discrimination related to maternity: → No
Prohibition to oblige pregnant or breastfeeding workers to perform dangerous or unhealthy work: → 
Workplace risk assessment on the safety and health of pregnant or nursing women: → 
Availability of alternatives to dangerous or unhealthy work for pregnant or breastfeeding workers: → 
Time off for prenatal medical examinations: → 
Prohibition of screening for pregnancy before regularising non-standard workers: → 
Prohibition of screening for pregnancy before promotion: → 
Facilities for nursing mothers: → No
Employer-provided childcare facilities: → No
Employer-subsidized childcare facilities: → No
Monetary tuition/subsidy for children's education: → No
Paid leave per year in case of caring for relatives: → 5 days

WAGES

Wages determined by means of pay scales: → No
Adjustment for rising costs of living: → 0

Once only extra payment

Once only extra payment due to company performance: → Yes

Allowance for commuting work

Allowance for commuting work: → ZAR 200.0 per month

Meal vouchers

Meal allowances provided: → No
Free legal assistance: → 
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