Our Services

As an employer in the Metal and Engineering industry in the Western Cape, you are invited to become a member of the Cape Engineers and Founders’ Association (CEFA). The CEFA is registered with the Department of Labour as an employers’ organisation dedicated to serve the interest of employers in the Western Cape.

CEFA is federated to SEIFSA (Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of South Africa) which at a national level acts as an agent for 23 registered employers’ organisations in the Metal and Engineering industry.

Your activities in the Metal and Engineering industry are defined into one of the schedules’ which determine that your company be registered with the Metal and Engineering Industries Bargaining Council (MEIBC). By joining CEFA your company will become a “party” employer and have a voice on all industry matters.

CEFA Services

Services from CEFA to members include:

  • Negotiate on behalf of members at the Industry Main Agreement Negotiations.
  • Participation in meetings of CEFA in Cape Town where matters of mutual interest to you as an employer are discussed.
  • Interact on your behalf with local and provincial government, to improve the business climate in the Western Cape.
  • Represent member interests as trustees on MIBFA (the pension and provident funds).
    Receiving regular communication on a wide range of related industry matters
  • Access to the SEIFSA Main Agreement Handbook and Wall Chart that simplifies a complex Main Agreement.
  • Representation on all major national and industry forums that impact on the industry, like NEDLAC, BUSA, MIBFA, merSETA, and HRDC
IR Services

IR Services:

Industrial Relations, Human Capital and Safety, Health and Environment: CEFA Alliance
partners are able to conduct consultancy, arbitration, mediation and/or training for all these specific needs.

HR Services

HR Services:

  • Human Capital: CEFA are able to provide support for your Human Capital and Resource
    needs. This can be on an hourly basis or on retainer.
  • BBBEE, Employment Equity and Skills Development: Your specific company needs can be dealt with and charged a reasonable fee for effective service. We also hold seats on the
    Regional merSETA structures and have a national presence via SEIFSA.

Become a Member

Join the Cape Engineers and Founders Association today and let your voice be heard in our industry.

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SEIFSA

Services from SEIFSA to members include:

  • A monthly copy of the SEIFSA News (the Federation’s official newsletter) with up to date information on the latest developments in the industry.
  • Access to the popular SEIFSA Handbook that simplifies a complex Main Agreement. They also publish guidelines on matters such as grievance and disciplinary procedures, employment equity.
  • Free listing in SEIFSA’s Buyers Guide.
  • Representation on all major national structures that impact on the industry, like NEDLAC and BUSA.
  • Acknowledged as the accepted voice of employers in the Metal and Engineering industry.
  • Access to the widely respected SEIFSA Price and Index Pages (PIPS).
  • In order to learn more about the CEFA/SEIFSA and the services offered, please contact:
Mibfa

Representation at MIBFA:

  • We sit on the Board of Trustees for MIBFA where we protect the interests of Employers in relation to the fund and are able to open doors where constraints in dealing with MIBFA occur.

Affiliations

CEFA is affiliated to the following organisations

SEIFSA
MEIBC
merSETA
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Become a Member

Join the Cape Engineers and Founders Association today and let your voice be heard in our industry.

Join Now
CEFA