The parties to the PSCBC, on the 02 September 1998 and 29 November 2002 respectively, agreed on a pension restructure process through the Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC) Resolution 07 of 1998 and Resolution 12 of 2002. The aim of the two resolutions is to provide compensation to government employees who suffered various forms of discrimination by government pension funds under apartheid.
This discrimination amongst others includes the following; female teachers and other female employees in the public service who had to resign to give birth and upon return were admitted to the Temporary Employees Pension Fund (TEPF), RSA citizens employed in former Transkei, Bophuthatswana, Venda, and Ciskei (the so-called "TBVC States”) and Employees admitted to temporary pension funds due to their medical/physical status.
The following members qualified:
- Employees in service on 2nd September 1998, and
- Employees who suffered forms of discrimination (as outlined above) in terms of the PSCBC Pension Redress process