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.