South African Transport and Allied Workers’ Union (SATAWU) has signed a one-year wage agreement with the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (Psira) effective as of 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.
The agreement applies to Psira employees in the bargaining unit level A2 to C4 of the Paterson Grading system.
Parties agreed on a 7% basic salary increase backdated to 1 April 2018. A housing allowance of R500 has been introduced as of the same date. The car allowance for the 2018/2019 year, for those who qualify, will go up by 5.3% in line with National Treasury’s projected CPI rate. Car allowance will also be backdated to 1 April 2018.
Study leave will be reviewed to ensure all employees are entitled to two days for every subject written. Psira employees shall be entitled to four months maternity leave with three months fully paid. The Human Capital division will assist workers claim payment for the fourth month from the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF).
Employees will be workshopped on how the Psira Pension Fund operates and on HR policies.