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Sick, Accident and Maternity Pay Fund annual contribution increase & benefits

The weekly contribution towards the MIBCO Sick, Accident and Maternity Pay Fund will not increase in 2020. The following rates will therefore continue to apply from the 01 January 2020 to 31 December 2020.

Table 1 Sick Fund Maternity Fund Death & Funeral Total New Contribution
Male R14.99R3.50R18.49
Female R14.99R7.06R3.50R25.55

We are pleased to inform participating employees that, with effect from 01 January 2020, all employees registered with the Fund will receive the following additional benefits after 8 consecutive weeks’ contributions:

  1. A death benefit of R20,000 per Fund member (increased from R15,000), upon the passing of the member;
  2. A funeral benefit of R10,000 for the Fund member, as well as his/her spouse/partner, children between the ages of 14 and 18 and R7,000 for children under the age of 14, to a maximum of three claims per year (an existing benefit); and
  3. A funeral benefit of R7,000 in the case of the still-birth of a child of the member (new benefit).

All death and funeral benefit-related queries may be directed to MISA on call centre number:
086 099 4147 or email
We remind employers that participation in the Fund is restricted to paid-up members of the RMI only, with membership being compulsory for employees that are members of the Motor Industry Staff Association (MISA). All non-MISA members, employed by RMI-registered employers, may participate in the Fund on a voluntary basis.
Below is a summary of benefits accruing to employees that are members of the Fund.

MISA Members

Sick leave          First 10 days at 100% of wages/salaries.
S                        Next 5 days at 50% of wages/salaries.
Employers will pay the MISA members directly and claim the benefit back from the Fund afterwards.

All Other Employees

Sick leave          15 days at 75% of wages/salaries.

Other Benefits, for all Employees

Accident Pay     Up to 40 days at 75% of wages/salaries.
Maternity Pay   Up to 17 weeks at 30% of wages/salaries.
All queries relating to sick, accident and maternity leave should be directed to the RMI.
Contact details:

Tel: (011) 886 6300
Regional Manager: Jeff Molefe
IR specialist: Phuti Manamela
Tel: (012) 348 9311
Regional Manager: Jeff Molefe
IR specialist: Tsepo Mohlakoana
Tel: (031) 266 7031
Regional Manager: Julian Pillay
IR specialist: Janina Kalidass
Tel: (051) 430 3294
Regional Manager: Jacques Viljoen
IR specialist: Jacques Viljoen
-Cape Town
Tel: (021) 939 9440
Regional Manager: Joy Oldale
IR specialist: Brent Barichievy
IR specialist: Johanita Olivier
-Port Elizabeth
Tel: (041) 364 0070
Regional Manager: Erwin Stroebel
IR specialist: Eckhardt Oelofse