Public Servants Association of South Africa

The Public Servants Association of South Africa (PSA) is a trade union for public sector workers in South Africa.

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Full namePublic Servants Association of South Africa
Founded7 July 1920 (1920-07-07)
Members225,000 (2011)[1]
Key people
  • Lufuno Mulaudzi (President)
  • Leon Gilbert (Acting General Manager)
Office locationPretoria, South Africa
CountrySouth Africa

The PSA the largest politically non-affiliated trade union for public servants in the country. It was founded in 1920 and has a membership of more than 235,000 members.[3] Long independent, in 2017 it affiliated to the Federation of Unions of South Africa.[4]

As per the Labour Relations Act passed in 1995, the PSA uses collective bargaining to represents its members' interests in labour disputes free of charge. Disputes may include negotiating fair terms of remuneration, employee benefits (such as medical aid, pension, and housing subsidies), and working conditions (such as working hours, leave of absence, and occupational safety and health).[3]


  1. ^ Lawrence, Andrew (2014). Employer and Worker Collective Action. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 1107071755.
  2. ^ "PSA Board – PSA". Retrieved 15 October 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b "Overview – PSA". PSA. Retrieved 15 October 2018.
  4. ^ Blackburn, Daniel (2021). Trade Unions of the World (PDF). ICTUR. Retrieved 25 March 2021.

External linksEdit

  • PSA official site.