NUMSA 2016 Auto sector agreement

15 September 2016, Posted in 2016 Motor Negotiations

We are pleased to report progress in the Auto Sector negotiations. Workers have mandated us to settle on an agreement, whose main contents include the following:

1. A total wage increase of approximately 35% spread over 3 years, with 10% in the first year, 8% in the second year and 8% in the third year.

2. A transport allowance, currently R1200 per year, which will increase every year.

3. A shift allowance of 20% on signing, 21% on 01 July 2017, 22% on 01 July 2018 and 23% on 30 June 2019.

4. A short-time bonus of 50% of basic wage for first 20 days and 30% for the next 25 days. Employers to continue their 10 cents per hour contribution. Discussions on how to provide additional funding will take place at plant level

5. A housing solution to be developed. Employers are to contribute 3% of the wage bill to start off, with a joint effort to look for more funding. There will be a once-off subsidy of R5000 and monthly subsidy of R500 per month.

Please Download full copy of  agreement: 2016 Auto Sector Agreement