Unions, govt agree on truce
LOBATSE: Government and five major trade unions – the Botswana Land Boards and Local Authorities (BLLAWU), Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU), Manual Workers Union, Botswana Secondary Teachers Union (BOSETU), and Botswana Teachers Union (BTU) – have agreed to work together in the future.
The settlement stems from a legal battle between the parties last month after governments attempts to de-recognise the unions were exposed forcing the five to go to the High Court seeking urgent court intervention. The unions cited the Directorate of Public Service Management (DPSM) as the first respondent and Attorney General (AG) as the second respondent.
The settlement states that the five trade unions will continue to enjoy [continue reading]