“The Public Service Coordinating Bargaining Council 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 Coordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC) designated the Council as a bargaining council in 1999.
The Council was established to facilitate, amongst others:
- Collective Bargaining
- Dispute Resolution
The constitution of the Council, Resolution 2 of 2006, as amended, prescribes the governance of the Council. Resolution 2 0f 2007 allows for the establishment of Chambers for the provincial governments and national departments within the scope of the Council.