DIRECTORATE: LABOUR RELATIONS 2 HOUR SESSION ON LABOUR RELATIONS FORUMS
PROGRAMME 1. OPENING AND WELCOME 2. PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES 3. FEEDBACK AND DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE DIRECTORATE : LABOUR RELATIONS 4.FEEDBACK AND DEVELOPMENT ON BARGAINING COUNCILS 5.TRAINING 6. NEEDS ANALYSIS 7. GENERAL 8. NEXT MEETING AND CLOSURE
PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES §INFORM EMPLOYEES OF DEVELOPMENTS WITHIN THE DIRECTORATE : LABOUR RELATIONS AND PUBLIC SERVICE §BUILD AND DEVELOP A WELL - INFORMED WORKFORCE §KEEP EMPLOYEES INFORM WITH REGARD TO ELRC & PSCBC MATTERS §KEEP EMPLOYEES INFORM WITH REGARD ANY LABOUR RELATIONS MATTERS §TRAIN THE TRAINER CONCEPT
FEEDBACK AND DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE DIRECTORATE : LABOUR RELATIONS §GRIEVANCES AND DISPUTES §MISCONDUCT §COLLECTIVE BARGAINING, POLICY RESEARCH AND TRAINING
DISPUTES STATISTICS §Educators (Jan - June 2003) = 131 §Other: Unfair labour practices and misconduct
DISPUTES STATISTICS §Public Service Staff (Jan - June 2003) = 29
NATIONAL STATISTICS 2002/03 §DISPUTES (Total) l 1 117 referred to the Council 788 successfully dealt with through conciliation or arbitration 162 cases are still being processed The remaining cases were withdrawn
NATIONAL DISPUTES STATISTICS 2002/03 §January 2002 - March 2003 = 1 117
PROGRESSIVE DISCIPLINE §Comments §Is it implemented at our institutions?
MISCONDUCT STATISTICS (Continue) §Total Public Service Staff cases §(Jan - June 2003) = 87
TOTAL MISCONDUCT STATISTICS §Total (Jan - June 2003) = 434
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING, POLICY RESEARCH AND TRAINING Phasing out of bus transport Alignment of Performance Management, WSE and DAS Incentive scheme for educators Salary grading system for educators Implementation of mentorship and curatorship
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING RESEARCH AND TRAINING (Continue) Transfer of serving educators in terms of operational requirements Workload / time for educators Time-off Procedural Manual Safety at Schools
ELRC RESOLUTIONS OF 2002 §1. VOTE WEIGHTS FOR TRADE UNIONS TO THE ELRC §2. APPOINTMENT OF CONCILAITORS / ARBITRATORS §3. PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT § SCHEME FOR OFFICE BASED EDUCATORS [PMDS] §- provide a basis for decisions on salary progression, rewards §- the PS Regulations to be used as a basis for rewards
ELRC RESOLUTIONS OF 2002 ( cont.) §annual cycle commencing 1 April §- develop a workplan §- agree on the capabilities §-provide on-going review and feedback §-quarterly reviews must be had §- annual performance appraisal §- personal development planning §- upward feedback §4. PERMANENT APPOINTMENT OF UNQUALIFIED EDUCATORS §-REVQ10 with 10 years satisfactory service at 31/12/2001 §-effective once system of evaluation has been agreed upon
ELRC RESOLUTIONS OF 2002 ( cont.) §5. RECOGNITION FOR IMPROVEMENT IN REQV §- an educator who qualifies for a salary adjustment must submit proof within 12 months of obtaining it in order to receive the adjustment from the date it was approved; §-failure to do so will result in the adjustment being effective on date of submission §6. IMPLEMENTATION OF THE BCEA IN EDUCATION §-agreed that the provisions of the PAM apply to educators -payment and authorization of overtime shall be in terms of the PAM §- Sunday work will paid in terms of the PAM §-educators at schools will have one or more breaks iro meals, the total of which will not exceed 30 minutes §-no pay for night work iro duties after 6pm at an institution
ELRC RESOLUTIONS OF 2002 ( cont.) §7. APPOINTMENT OF FULL-TIME SHOP STEWARDS §8. PAYMENT OF ACTING ALLOWANCE FOR AN § EDUCATOR ACTING IN A HIGHER POST WHERE THE § PERMANENT INCUMBENT IS ABSENT §-w.e.f 1April 2003 §-circumstances- maternity leave §- sick leave §- study leave §- suspension §- secondment §-appointment must be longer than 12 weeks but less than 12 months
ELRC RESOLUTIONS : 2003 §1. Evaluation procedures and performance standards for institution base educators( The purpose of this agreement is to identify the evaluation procedures, processes and performance standards for institution baesd educators) §2. Transfer of serving educators in terms of operational requirements ( The purpose of this agreement is to amend measures regarding the transfer of serving educators in terms of operational requirements) §3. Protocol and instrument for use when observing educators in practice for the purpose of whole school evaluation(WSE) and development appraisal system( DAS) ( The purpose of this agreement is to provide a protocol and instrument for use when observing educators of Whole School Evaluation (WSE) and Developmental Appraisal System) §4. Post and salary structures for educators( The purpose of this agreement is to amend the PAM in order to reflect the new post and salary grading system for educators) §5. Amendment to Measures dealing with the Recognition of Experience of Educators gained outside Public Education prior 1 July 1996
PELRC RESOLUTIONS §1: A common understanding on the implementation of ELRC Resolution 5 of 1998 and guidelines for interviews ELRC Resolution 5 of 1998 contains the agreed to process for the filling of educator posts at institutions. Differences in application and interpretation of the said resolution have led to several alleged unfair labour practice disputes. Clause 3.7 in Schedule 1 of this resolution required the provincial chamber to develop guidelines for interviews.
PELRC RESOLUTIONS (cont) §2:Terms of reference for the Western Cape Provincial Chamber’s Standing Committee (STANCO) By means of this resolution STANCO was established in terms of a decision of chamber adopted at its (AGM) on 6 August 2001. STANCO comprises of the chief-negotiators (or an alternative) of parties, the PELRC Chairperson and the Secretary. Party representation is as follows: –WCED: 3 –NAPTOSA: 1 SADTU: 1 SAOU: 1 STANCO informs the chamber on matters of processes and procedures. STANCO propose the agenda of meetings and a schedule of activities to chamber and deal with matter referred to it by chamber.
PELRC RESOLUTIONS (Cont) §3:A common understanding on the interpretation and application of formal disciplinary procedures for educators This resolution deals with Schedule 2 of the Employment of Educators Act 76 of 1998 (as amended). The resolution deals with the following phases of formal disciplinary procedures: –Pre-hearing phase. –Hearing. –Post-enquiry / Hearing.
MATTERS DEALT WITHIN THE PELRC §EMPLOYMENT EQUITY l EE Plan has been consulted and finalised and is applicable since October 2002 l Presently only applicable to H/O and EMDC personnel l Currently in process of drafting a plan for institutions §SKILLS DEVELOPEMET PLAN l Work Place Skills Plan finalised l An amount of R 8 137 000 had been allocated to WSP 80% was divided among the EMDC TC’s 11% was divided between the Head Office and FET TC’s
MATTERS DEALT WITHIN THE PELRC (Continue) §NATIONAL TEACHING AWARDS l A steering committee and the adjudication teams had been established. l The nominations closed on 30 May 2003 l Educators at FET institutions are excluded §DEVELOPMENT APPRAISAL l WCED awaits finalization of national developments around DAS before implementing it
MATTERS DEALT WITHIN THE PELRC (Continue) §SAFETY AT SCHOOLS l Approved a procedure manual for managing safety and security within WCED institutions §PROVINCIAL EMPLOYEE AIDS PROGRAMME l Coordinated by the provincial Health Department l WCED in the process of developing a policy on HIV/AIDS in the workplace
PSCBC RESOLUTIONS :2003 §1. Amendments to the disciplinary code §2. Annual Wage Increase §3.Amendments to Resolution 1/1998 ( Agency shop agreement) §4. Levy agreement §5. Long service agreement(draft) §6.Long service agreement