The General Public Service Sector Bargaining Council (GPSSBC) was designated in terms of the PSCBC Resolution 10 of 1999 as the bargaining council of the general public sector. The GPSSBC was registered with the Registrar of Labour Relations on July 28th, 1999,and subsequently inaugurated on September 7th, 1999.

The GPSSBC was established to facilitate, amongst other:

  • Collective Bargaining
  • Dispute Resolution

The Constitution of the GPSSBC allows for the establishment of Chambers within the Sector (GPSSBC Constitution par. 13.9). GPSSBC Resolution 3/2004 allowed for the establishment of Chambers for the Provincial Governments and National Departmentswithin the Scope of the GPSSBC.

GPSSBC Office Closure

As 2019 draws to a close, we would like to wish everyone of you and all your families a happy and safe festive season.

We would also like to thank you for your continued support and look forward to seeing you again in 2020.

Please note the below details:

  • Office will close on 20 December 2019
  • Office will open on 2 January 2020

 We wish you a prosperous and fulfilling new year.

Notification – Amendment of the GPSSBC Dispute Resolution Rules

The GPSSBC has amended Resolution 4/2004: Rules for the Conduct of Proceedings before the GPSSBC.   The new rules are contained in Resolution 3 of 2017 which must be used for all applications to the GPSSBC.

Please note that applications in terms of Resolution 4/2004 will not be accepted.

Please access a copy of Resolution 3 of 2017 on this website under Resolutions.