Welcome to the Public Health and Social Development Sectoral Bargaining Council (PHSDSBC)
The existence of the Public Health and Social Development Sectoral Bargaining Council (PHSDSBC) which was formerly known as the Public Health and Welfare Sectoral Bargaining Council up until the change of name in 2007 (hereafter referred to as the PHSDSBC) can be traced back to the Labour Relations Act (hereafter referred to as the LRA) Act no. 66 of 1995, Section 37, which states:
"The Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC) may, in terms of its constitution and by resolution: -
designate a sector of the public service for the establishment of a bargaining council."
Pursuant to the aforementioned section, the Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council (hereafter referred to as the PSCBC) designated the PHSDSBC as a bargaining council in 1999.
The PHSDSBC encompasses the State as employer, and its employees who fall within the registered scope of the PSCBC, namely:
Contextual Background PHSDSBC