Debswana moves on ORP, union cry
source: Sunday Standard
by Kagiso Madibana
Despite workers’ reservations, Debswana is reportedly making strides with the implementation of the Operations Review Project as well as its privatising and outsourcing project.
The controversial process that will change the way the mining company conducts business, recently came under heavy criticism because of the negative impacts it has on the job security of the company’s current employees, with about 1278 at risk of losing their jobs. Debswana employs about 6000 people.
Trade Unions have even gone to the extent of handing over petitions to the Managing Director, Blackie Marole, against the initiative.
Marole recently wrote an internal memorandum to his employees in which he affirmed that [continue reading]