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April 2017

NJC Guidance Note (17)01 – Fixed Term Contracts

Over the last two years the NJC has been discussing the use of fixed term contracts where they are introduced on NAECI work.  An NJC Guidance Note on this subject has been developed during that time and it is now available for download here.

This Guidance Note can also be found listed with all other previously issued Guidance Notes in the Resources>Downloads>Guidance Notes section of […]

February 2017

Spring 2017 NAECI Awareness Course – 5th April

A number of successful One Day NAECI Awareness Courses have been run in recent years and a further one has now been scheduled for Spring 2017 following a number of recent requests. The course is specifically aimed at managers or company procurement staff new to the industry and/or the NAECI.

Subject to suitable numbers registering, the free of charge NAECI Awareness Course […]

Surrey Half Marathon

Jock is running the Surrey Half Marathon on 12th March 2017 for charity. If you wish to know more please click here.

November 2016

NJC Communique 02(16) – 2017 Rates, Radius Table Taxation and Welders’ Proficiency Pay Errata

The NJC has issued NJC Communique 02(16) which details the NAECI’s 2017 rates, radius table taxation and welders’ proficiency pay errata. The Communique can be downloaded from the list below.

Communiques 2016

 

August 2016

NAECI Registration – Operative’s Checklist

A checklist has been produced to assist operatives working in the engineering construction industry to understand the benefits that NAECI Registration can bring to them.  Click here to download the checklist or visit the updated Registration section of the NJC website here.

June 2016

Now Available: NAECI 2016 – 2018

Following a review of the NAECI in 2015 a three year agreement was successfully concluded, and NJC Communiques 14(15) and 15(15) give full details of the new provisions and rate and allowance increases for the 2016 – 2018 period.

The new NAECI 2016 – 2018 includes these changes and is now available in PDF format as a free download below.

The NAECI 2016 – 2018 hardcopy booklet is […]

May 2016

NJC Updated Reports April 2016

Current Major Projects Timeline May 2016, Major Projects and R&M Sites Monthly Reports April 2016, Major Projects and R&M Sites In Scope Manpower April 2016, Potential Projects over 30MW and with a possible start within 36 months Monthly Report 29.4.16, Potential Projects under 30MW and or unlikely to start within 36 months Monthly Report 1.4.16 and Projects Maps May 2016 are now available to view/download.

Major Projects Monthly Reports

Repair & Maintenance Sites […]

March 2016

Summer NAECI Awareness Course – 22.6.16

A number of successful One Day NJC NAECI Awareness Courses have been run in recent years and a further one has now been scheduled for Summer 2016 following a number of recent requests.  The course is specifically aimed at managers or union full time officials new to the industry and/or the NAECI.

Subject to suitable numbers registering, the free of charge NAECI Awareness Course […]

February 2016

The Carrington CCGT Project receives the NJC Award for Safety in Engineering Construction

Following the successful application by the Carrington CCGT Project, the NJC Award for Safety in Engineering Construction was presented on 3rd February 2016 at a meeting of the Project Joint Council in Sale, Manchester. The award was presented by Richard Ash, Chairman of the NJC’s Safety Health & Environment Committee, and received on behalf of the Project by GE Power Ltd, Duro Felguera […]

December 2015

NAECI 2016 – 2018 Employed Apprentice & Salaried Employee Rates

The NJC has today published NJC Communique 15(15) which details the NAECI 2016 – 2018 rates for employed apprentices and salaried employees.  This Communique should be read in conjunction with NJC Communique 14(15), previously issued, which detailed the NAECI 2016 – 2018 rates and allowance changes for Grade 1 to Grade 6 employees.

NJC Communique 15(15) can be downloaded from the list below.

Communiques 2015

October 2015

NAECI 2016 & Beyond – Employers’ Final Offer

Following the meeting between the Employers and the NECC Negotiating Team on 29th September 2015, the Employers have confirmed their final offer to the Trades Unions in writing.  Please click here to download the offer.

September 2015

NJC Communique 12(15) – NAECI 2016 & Beyond

The NJC today issued Communique 12(15) regarding the NAECI Review for 2016 and beyond following the Review Meeting held on 29.9.15. The Communique can be viewed and downloaded from the list below:

Communiques 2015

NJC Communique 11(15) – NAECI 2016 & Beyond – Employers’ Offer

The NJC today issued Communique 11(15) regarding the NAECI Review for 2016 and beyond and containing the Employers’ written offer following the Review Meeting held on 14.9.15. The Communique can be viewed and downloaded from the list below:

Communiques 2015

NJC Communique 10(15) – Review of NAECI 2016 & Beyond

The NJC today issued Communique 10(15) regarding the NAECI Review for 2016 and beyond. The Communique can be viewed and downloaded from the list below

Communiques 2015

May 2015

NJC Updated Reports April 2015

Current Major Projects Timeline May 2015, Major Projects and R&M Sites Monthly Reports April 2015, Major Projects and R&M Sites In Scope Manpower April 2015 […]

April 2015

NJC Communique 04(15) – NAECI Contractual Severance Pay from 6.4.15

The NJC has issued NJC Communique 04(15) which details the NAECI Contractual Severance pay rates from 6th April 2015. The Communique can be downloaded from the list below. […]

January 2015

NJC Communique 01(15) – NAECI Review 2016 & Beyond – Employers’ Response

The NJC today issued Communique 01(15) regarding the NAECI Review for 2016 and beyond and specifically the Employers’ response to the NECC claim.  The Communique can be viewed and downloaded from the list below.

To view/download the NECC Claim publication, please click here.

Communiques 2015

NJC Guidance Note (15)01 – NAECI Registration – Category 3 & Other Work

Following the recent Announcement on the Registration of NAECI Work, the NJC has agreed and issued a further Guidance Note on NAECI Registration – Category 3  and Other Work, which can be downloaded and viewed here.

This Guidance Note can also be found listed with all other previously issued Guidance […]

December 2014

NJC Guidance Note (14)05 Guide to NAECI Registration – Category 1 and 2

Following the Announcement on the Registration of NAECI Work, the NJC has agreed and issued a new Guidance Note on NAECI Registration on Category 1 projects and Category 2 sites which can be downloaded and viewed here.

This Guidance Note can also be found listed with all other previously issued Guidance […]

An Announcement: Registration of NAECI Work

From January 5th 2015 the NJC will progressively introduce a registration system to approve employers to use the NAECI.  All in scope engineering construction activities as defined in the recently revised NAECI 1.3 will be eligible for registration. In the first instance it will be applied to current and new Category 1 and 2 projects but will shortly be extended to cover […]