Clause 9.4 of the MIBCO Main Collective Agreement states the following:
Every employer shall supply, free of charge, to each of his workshop employees other than chars, watchmen, general workers and drivers, three first grade overalls during each yearly cycle of employment. Provided that two overalls are supplied in the beginning of the cycle and the third overall after six months’ employment.
Every employer who requires any Division B employee to wear a uniform, overall, dustcoat or apron shall provide such garment free of charge.
Employees supplied with garments in terms of this agreement shall maintain such garments in a clean condition.”
Also, take note that these overalls and garments remain the property of the employer.
In a nutshell, should your employer require you to wear a uniform, he should provide it free of charge; Should you be employed as Repair Shop/Body Shop Assistant/Apprentice or Journeyman, you are entitled to three (3) grade A overalls free of charge.