The Building Industry Bargaining Council's are statutory bodies established in terms of section 27 of the Labour Relations in the Building Industry.
The Councils together with the Master Builders' Association and Trade Unions, provide a forum for negotiations regarding wages and other conditions of employment and form the sole bargaining forum for the Building Industry within its area of juristriction.
The BIBC has prepared a useful brochure highlighting some of the benefits of registration.
The East Cape MBA recommends that its members register all their employees with the BIBC after 6 months of employment. Furthermore, it is recommended that workers employed, who are already registed with the BIBC, should, wherever possible, remain registered for the basic employee benefits.