The Building Industry Bargaining Council (Cape of Good Hope) has been operating for more than 80 years. It originated in the 1920’s.  The BIBC is a registered bargaining council with the Department of Employment and Labour in terms of the Labour Relations Act and is responsible for regulating and monitoring employment conditions (working conditions, wages, benefits, and contributions) in the building industry in the Cape Peninsula, Boland, Malmesbury and Overstrand areas.  These employment conditions are gazetted in the Collective Agreement by the minister of Labour and as such becomes law.