1 public SERVICE CO-ORDINATING BARGAINING COUNCIL ( PSCBC ). Report NO 2 OF 2018 29 January 2018. WE can Report that the public Service CPI + for level 1 to level 7 The employer also proposed CPI salary Co-ordinating Bargaining Council CPI + 1% for level 8 to level 10 increases only for the 2021/22 and the ( PSCBC ) met on 25 January 2018 to CPI + for level 11 to level 12 2022/23 financial years. We rejected this continue with the negotiations for salary proposal. adjustments and new conditions of We responded by demanding the service (2018/2019 financial year) for all following: We will factor in the nursing profession public servants.
2 And other Occupation Specific CPI + 3% for level 1 to level 7 Dispensation (OSD) employees as the We insisted that everything be done in CPI + 2% for level 8 to level 10 employer has excluded them from this plenary and demanded that the employer CPI + 1% for level 11 to level 12 offer and we will Report back. should table a conclusive offer that we could respond to and use to Report to our 2019/20 Financial Year Pay Progression mandating structures. The employer has agreed to equalize the The employer proposed the following: pay progression paid to all public service The employer agreed and tabled an offer employees.
3 All public service employees as follows: CPI + 1% for level 1 to level 7. CPI + for level 8 to level 10 will receive a pay progression CPI + 0% for level 11 to level 12 annually and the implementation will be Term of Agreement dealt with at sector level. The employer tabled a five-year term We responded by demanding the agreement and cited that it will support However, the employer disagrees with following: stability within the labour industry and the payment of pay progression to allow Council to deal will other issues. employees that receive personal CPI + 3% for level 1 to level 7.
4 CPI + 2% for level 8 to level 10 notches. We responded by stating that we can CPI + for level 11 to level 12. only support a three-year term Family Responsibility Leave agreement citing that the current 2020/21 Financial Year We demanded the removal of the age economic instability in the country does cap of 18 years for children who need to not warrant the proposed five-year The employer proposed the following: be assisted by their parents when falling agreement. ill. CPI + 1% for level 1 to level 7. Annual Salary Adjustment CPI + for level 8 to level 10 The employer agreed to this demand in As per the proposed term of agreement, CPI + 0% for level 11 to level 12 principle and proposed that it be dealt the employer presented the following with in terms of clause 4 of PSCBC .
5 Offer: We responded by demanding the Resolution 2 of 2015. following: 2018/19 Financial Year Surrogacy leave CPI + 3% for level 1 to level 7. Parties agreed that they will be eligible to The employer proposed the following: CPI + 2% for level 8 to level 10. surrogacy leave equivalent to maternity CPI + 1% for level 11 to level 12. PROVINCIAL HOSPERSA OFFICES. Eastern Cape (043-722-3776) Free State (051-448-4659) Gauteng (011-791-2243). KwaZulu-Natal (033-342-6847) Limpopo (015-295-3272) Mpumalanga (013-752-6199). Northern Cape (053-842-2001) North-West (018-462-3692) Western Cape (021-591-9283).
6 Leave which is four months of d. Definition of Permission to Occupy consecutive calendar months to (PTO). commence from the expected date of the The employer will take the responsibility birth of the child. of developing a definition of the Permission to Occupy (PTO) and will Temporary Incapacity Leave circulate it to all departments for ease of Parties agreed that the employer will implementation. develop a guiding document on Why join Hospersa? Temporary Incapacity Leave and table it Comprehensive Danger Insurance 1) Individual indemnity cover of with the reviewed Policy and Procedure The PSCBC will research to benchmark on Incapacity Leave and Ill Health within 6 months from date of signing of up to two million rand per Retirement (PILIR) in the PSCBC for this agreement.
7 Member consultation. We also demanded the 2) Death benefit of R3 993 for incorporation of timeframes for Outstanding Matters principal members after 6. completing the task and proposed the The employer proposed that the months of membership end of February 2018. following matters be referred back to 3) Professional legal Council for a secondary process of assistance for labour-related Leave for Shop Stewards review that must be completed within 6. issues at the CCMA and Labour Parties agreed that leave taken by a months from the date this agreement;. shop steward while initially on vacation- Court Resolution 3 of 2009.
8 Leave to be converted to leave for trade 4) Collective bargaining Resolution 4 of 2015 clause ;. union activities. negotiating salaries and other and Resolution 5 of 2015 clause 3. substantive conditions of Housing Allowance employment a. Increase in Housing Allowance Lifting of the moratorium on the filling 5) Trained, democratically- The employer still believes that the elected shop stewards of vacant posts provision in the PSCBC resolution 7 of 6) Representation at The employer will conduct an audit to 2015 covers well the increase in the establish where such practices may exist disciplinary hearings, housing allowance.
9 We revised our initial demand of R2500 per month to R1500. and that this process must be completed grievance procedures and per month. within 6 months from the date this incapacity processes agreement. 7) Representation on various b. Payment of Housing Allowance to committees, including Bursary Scheme both Spouses Parties agreed on a process to establish Employment Equity and OHS. Parties agreed on this for the purpose of a bursary scheme for children of public 8) General Meetings with the payment of the housing allowance. members servants. 9) Bilateral meetings with c. PIC Investment in Housing Scheme Parties agreed that the public Investment We will keep members updated on all the management Corporation (PIC) must create a housing latest developments.
10 10) Service provider benefits investment portfolio that will direct including discounts on investments of the scheme. The services and stays at holiday +++++. advisory body established as per resorts Resolution 5 of 2017 must give effect to this provision. We also demanded the If you have not yet joined Hospersa, inclusion of timeframes with the end of please contact your Shop Steward February 2018 as the deadline. or the Provincial Office (see below).