Labour Relations Service


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Sectoral Determination - Builind Industry  

In terms of Government Gazette No.396 published on 23 May 2014, the Minister of of Labout has given Notice in terms of section 52 (3) of the Basic COnditions of Employment Act, No75 of 1997, of the commencement of an investigation into the South African building sector. You can download the notice here.


The MBA made a detailed submission to the Department of Labour on behalf of its members and will attend the Publoc Hearings to represent members interests.

Building Industry Bargaining Council's Role in the Industry

The Building INdustry Bargaining Council's are statutory bodies establised in terms of section 27 of the Labout Relations in te Buildong Industry.


The Council's together with the Master Builders' Association and Trade Unions, provides a forum for negotiations regarding wages and other conditions of services and is the sole bragaining forum for the Building Industry within its area fo juristriction.


The BIBC has prepared a useful brochure highlighting some of the benefits. 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 workwes employed who are already registed with the BIBC should, wherever possible, remain registered for the basic emplyees benefits with immediate effect. This article clearly summerizes why you should register your employees with the BIBC.