The General Secretary of the Public Service Coordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC), Mr Frikkie De Bruin today announced that the agreement providing for the salary adjustments and improvements on conditions of service in the public service for the period 2018/2019; 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 enjoyed the majority support of 65.74% of the of trade unions admitted to the PSCBC.
The South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU), the National Education Health and Allied Workers (NEHAWU), the Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU), the Democratic Nursing Organization of South Africa (DENOSA), the National Professional Teachers Organization of South Africa (NAPTOSA), the Suid Afrikaanse Onderwysers Unie (SAOU), the South African Medical Association (SAMA), the Public and Allied Workers Union of South Africa (PAWUSA) and the South African State and Allied Workers Union (SASAWU) signed the agreement.
De Bruin said, that “in this instance collective bargaining was the ultimate winner, with parties being resolute in negotiating an amicable settlement, irrespective various challenges”. He further alluded to the fact that “everyone may not be happy with everything in the resolution, but overall it attempts to address in some form the needs of every one of the 1, 3 million public servants impacted by the agreement. “
The Council will now monitor the implementation of the agreement and ensure compliance to the agreed to terms.
Issued by the PSCBC
Enquires- Mr Oomang Parag
[ Download: PSCBC Resolution 1 of 2018- Agreement on the salary adjsutments and improvements in conditions of service for the period 2018 to 2021 ]