The JIB has issued a new set of Industry Working Rules. These
Rules contain information on: Scheme of Grading Definitions and Conditions, Annual and Public
Holidays with Pay Scheme, Industry Sick Pay Scheme, National Working Rules and Apprentice
A copy can be downloaded by clicking on the Working Rule book below or alternatively printed
copies are available from the JIB offices (T 0131 556 0600)
or by downloading and completing the order form opposite.
The Scottish & Northern Ireland Joint Industry Board for the Plumbing Industry (SNIPEF and UNITE) has issued (22.05.2013) a Notice of Promulgation to the Industry a copy of which can be downloaded opposite. This 2 stage rates of wages and allowances agreement is effective from July 2013 and July 2014. As part of this agreement, an additional day of paid holiday has been granted from January 2014 bringing the holiday entitlement in Scotland and Northern Ireland to that currently available in England and Wales.
Northern Ireland operatives should contact their employer or the SNIPEF Office directly for detailed information.
ACCREDITED CERTIFICATION SCHEME (ACS)
The SNIJIB National Working Rules (Rule 27) states that those employees who complete the Accredited Certification Scheme for gas course training and assessment must sign the recognised agreement in order that an employer will meet the costs. An employee who then leaves within a period of three years of completing the training and assessment or is dismissed for gross misconduct, is obligated to repay a percentage of the costs in accordance with the agreed SNIJIB repayment table.See downloads for a copy of the JIB Agreement with repayment table.
The JIB is aware that a number of firms are considering
making staff redundant. A copy of the statutory Ready Reckoner
which shows the redundancy payments which should be paid depending
on age and length of service for those staff made redundant
can be downloaded opposite.A copy of guidance regarding redundancy payments, notice and holiday accrual can be downloaded opposite.