SALGBC currently represents
the 257 municipalities
in the country.
SALGBC is comprised of 3 parties, SALGA, SAMWU and IMATU
257 municipalities in the country
The SALGBC is established voluntarily in terms of the Labour Relations Act, by agreement between the employer organization (SALGA) and trade unions parties (IMATU and SAMWU). This agreement is contained in the Council’s Constitution (a collective agreement), which is the fundamental governing instrument that regulates the relationship between the employer organization and the trade union parties, to be read in conjunction with the Labour Relations Act.
The SALGBC is comprised of 3 parties, SALGA, SAMWU and IMATU. SALGA is the only recognized employer organization, representing 257 Municipalities in the local government sector. The trade union parties are SAMWU and IMATU, which represent employees in the 257 individual municipalities.