South African Road Passenger Bargaining Council
Creating stability in the South African road passenger industry
The South African Road Passenger Bargaining Council referred to as SARPBAC is mandated in terms of the following scope:
The scope of registration of the South African Road Passenger Bargaining Council has in terms of Section 58 of the Labour Relations Act, been varied. With effect from 1 March 2012, the Council is registered in respect of the Road Passenger Transport Trade, (as defined hereunder) in the Republic of South Africa.
The new scope is:
“Road Passenger Transport Trade” or “trade” means the trade in which employers (other than employers exclusively conveying schoolchildren between their places of residence and the schools they attend) and their employees are associated for the purpose of conveying for reward on any public road any person by means of a power-driven vehicle (other than a vehicle in possession and under the control of Transnet or a local authority) intended to carry more than 16 persons simultaneously including the driver of the vehicle and includes all operations incidental or consequential thereto.
This Constitution and all Agreements concluded under the auspices of SARPBAC shall apply and be binding on:
Employers’ Organisations and Trade Unions that are party to SARPBAC, as well as members of these Parties and also extend to non-Parties (employers and trade unions not associated with SARPBAC). All Eligible Employees in the employ of members of the above Employers’ Organisations regardless of any Union affiliation, as well as employees of non-Parties.
Agreements concluded under the auspices of SARPBAC shall also apply and be binding upon all other Parties and/or individuals to whom the operation of a Collective Agreement concluded under the auspices of SARPBAC is extended in terms of Section 32 of the Act.