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The Core Business of the NBCCI Secretariat

The National Bargaining Council for the Chemical Industry (NBCCI) is based in Johannesburg, South Africa and serves the Chemical sector nationally. The NBCCI draws its authority from various labour legislations of South Africa viz. Labour Relations Act of 1995, Basic Conditions of Employment Act and its Constitution. The primary aim of the NBCCI is to enhance labour peace within Chemical Industry. This is achieved through processes of dispute prevention and dispute resolution.

The parties to the Council consists of:


    • Industrial Chemical Sector:
      • Surface Coating
      • Speciality chemicals
      • Fertilizers
      • Base Chemicals
      • Explosives
    • Chemically Related Consumer Goods (FMCG) Sector
    • Glass Sector
    • Petroleum Sector
    • Pharmaceutical Sector
Trade Unions
    • South African Chemical Workers Union (SACWU)
    • Chemical Energy Paper Printing Wood Allied Workers Union (CEPPWAWU)
    • Solidarity
    • General Industry Workers Union of South Africa (GIWUSA)