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C.A.O.   123035 30.06.2014      
C.A.O.   77064 30.09.2005      
K.B.     22.03.2006 B.S. 11.05.2006 24210

Joint Committee for Transport and Logistics

Collective labour agreement of 19 June 2014 concerning the increase in the overtime quota for workers employed in the removal firm sub-sector.

CHAPTER I. Scope

Article 1.
§This collective labour agreement applies to the employers falling under the Joint Committee for Transport and Logistics and belonging to the Joint Subcommittee for Relocation.

§The Joint Sub-Committee for Removals shall be competent for the workers who mainly perform manual work and their employers, namely for undertakings which perform removal activities on behalf of third parties.

For third parties the following is understood: performing removal activities for other natural or legal persons and on condition that the companies performing removal activities for third parties do not at any time become the owners of the goods concerned.

Removal activities shall be understood as: any movement of goods other than commercial goods that are intended or used for the furnishing, decoration or equipping of private or professional spaces with the following included: specific actions such as protecting, packing, unpacking, disassembling, loading, unloading, assembling, storing, installing or erecting, if necessary with the aid of lifting or hoisting equipment of any kind.

The Joint Subcommittee on Removals shall not be competent in respect of undertakings performing removal activities which fall within the competence of the Joint Committee on Metallic, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, the Joint Committee on Construction, the Joint Committee on Upholstery and Woodworking, the Joint Committee on Sectors Related to Metallic, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering and the Joint Committee on Security and/or Surveillance Services. "

CHAPTER II. Legal Framework

Article 2.
This collective labour agreement is concluded in implementation of the Act of 17 August 2013 and Articles 6 and 7 of the Royal Decree of 11 September 2013 (B.S. of 19 September 2013) which establishes the negotiation procedure for increasing the internal limit of working hours to be observed during the reference period and the quorum of overtime hours for which the employee may waive catch-up rest in application of Article 26bis,§1bis and §2bis, of the Labour Code of 16 March 1971.

Article 3.

This chapter concerns overtime due to an extraordinary increase of work (Article 25 of the Labour Code of 16 March 1971) or work required due to an unforeseen necessity (Article 26bis, §1bis and §2bis of the Labour Code of 16 March 1971)
The number of hours of catch-up rest the employee can choose not to catch up but have paid out is increased from 130 to 143 hours per calendar year.

CHAPTER IV. Period of Validity

Article 4.
This Collective Labour Agreement takes effect on 1 January 2014 and replaces Collective Labour Agreement no. 77064 dd. 30/09/2005 declared universally binding by KB dd. 22/03/2006 (BS 11/05/2006 - 24210). It is concluded for an indefinite period.

It may be terminated by any of the contracting parties. Such termination must take place at least three months in advance by registered letter addressed to the Chairman of the Joint Committee for Transport and Logistics, who will inform the parties concerned without delay. The three-month period commences on the date of dispatch of the abovementioned registered letter.