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Nine unions on the National Bargaining Council met on 1 and 2 October for a mandatory mediation procedure, according to a statement by the SA Transport and Allied Workers` Union (Satawu). SATAWU argues that the current approach of using domains to determine wages should be removed, as they believe in a minimum wage for the sector. “We welcome the outcome of the negotiation process, which will initiate some radical changes in the security sector, and even more so because all parties have once again contributed to a constructive and friendly process that has led to more than nine years of peace within the framework of the framework agreement for negotiations,” says Costa Diavastos. President of ASSA and chief negotiator representing the employers` bodies. “Our goal at all times was to do our best to ensure that the industry would never again experience the recurrence of the violent labour disputes we saw in 2006,” he says. This is the result of the South African Security Association (SASA), which is pleased to announce that it has signed a three-year collective agreement with the South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (SATAWU) and 14 other sectoral unions, in collaboration with other employers` organizations (including the South African National Security Employers Association (SANSEA) and the Congress of South African Private Security (COSAPS). This agreement is subject to proclamation by the Minister of Labour with effect from 1 September 2015. “As one of the largest employers` organisations in the sector, we take the interests of our employees very seriously, which is why SASA is committed to the process of eliminating industrial infringements,” says Diavastos. “We are delighted that the unions have worked with us to reach an amicable settlement and, given that this process is now complete, we can focus our efforts on the other issues affecting our sector,” he concluded. You mean that there is still no collective agreement for all security managers of private security companies. I thought this agreement was for all security officials, you can give us feedback about it.#What about us (Private Security Guards in South Africa) A full copy of the industry contract can be viewed on the SASA website. As it is true with the issue of security bargaining council, it is always effective or its just proposal Thus, the security guards do not fall on this agreement of increase of salaries This letter is written in reference to our previous statement of 02 October 2020.

The statement raised concerns about the taxi violence that had erupted in the port of Ngqura. . . .