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  National Working Rules

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 Training Scheme.

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.


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Wage AGREEMENT 2015 - 2017

The Scottish & Northern Ireland Joint Industry Board for the Plumbing Industry has issued a Notice of Promulgation 19 January 2015 to the Industry regarding a new two year wage agreement.  The graded rates of wages and allowances will increase by 2.5% from Monday 6 July 2015 and by a further 2% from Monday 4th July 2016. A copy of the Notice of Promulgation is available on the SNIPEF and SNIJIB websites www.snipef.org and www.snjib.org . A separate Notice of Promulgation applies to Northern Ireland and is available on request from the SNIPEF Offices.

If members require any further information please contact Stephanie Lowe stephanie.lowe@snipef.org or Duncan Wilson duncan.wilson@snipef.org - both can be contacted on Tel: 0131 556 0600.

If you did not receive the Notice of Promulgation by email please check your ‘junk’ mail or contact the SNIPEF Membership Department to advise them of your current email address.

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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.

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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.

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The JIB is aware that some firms are undergoing TUPE (transfer of undertakings protection of employment). Guidance for individuals on this process can be sourced from the Directgov website here.

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JIB Promulgations

All changes in terms and conditions of employment and SNIJIB National Working Rules will be notified to the Industry via a Notice of Promulgation.

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Working Rules

National Working Rules 2008

National Working Rules Order Form


Current Graded Rates of Wages and Allowances July 2015 to July 2017

ACS Agreement


Redundancy Guide

Redundancy Ready Reckoner


Additional Day of Paid Holiday National Working Rule 4a

Annual and Public Holidays with Pay Scheme and National Working Rule 9

Industry Pension Scheme and Death in Service National Working Rule 19

Graded Rates of Wages and Allowances 2013/2014

Graded Rates of Wages and Allowances 2012 and the Queen's Jubilee Bank Holiday

Graded Rates of Wages and Allowances 2010/2011 and overtime threshold National Working Rule 3

Royal Wedding Bank Holiday 2011


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