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Govít, Trade Unions Canít Afford To Be Enemeies

The ation woke up Friday to news that a case launched by the Manual Workers Union resulted in not only the Presidentís powers shame-facedly reduced, but further throwing the Court of Appeal (CoA) into limbo.
By Mmegi Editor Mon 20 Feb 2017, 11:36 am (GMT +2)
The Monitor :: Govít, Trade Unions Canít Afford To Be Enemeies








Six Judges  appointed by the President were declared illegal, thereby rendering the CoA non-existent until such constitutional matters pertaining to the appoint of the CoA Judges have been resolved by Parliament.

While the historic case surely rubber-stamps the rule of law and underlining that no one, even the President can be above the law, perhaps most importantly this is one case that defines the deep differences between the Government led by Ian Khama as President and the labour movement led by Johnson Motshwarakgole.

Since Government decided to play hard ball with the trade Union going as far as frustrating the Union efforts including reversing laws, taking away their  organisational rights, the Union did not just fold arms; in 2014 they came very close to deciding who won the General Elections, and many agree that they will be a decisive factor once again in 2019.

The latest move to challenge the powers of the President successfully also demonstrates how seriously  the

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Labour movement would retaliate against the  regime, including causing  constitutional chaos like it has happened in this latest case. Those in the know  say that this is just one of the many legal cases the Labour movement are prepared to launch  against  Government as long as they continue to feel that the regime is playing games with the trade Union.

Perhaps this is  the time to  realise that the war against Union can have far-reaching consequences and  try to find  how to work together amicably. That being said, the Union stands to challenge the constitutionality of the certain powers of the  President is most welcome.  This is one area where Motshwarakgole’s Manual Workers has excelled; they have hosted seminars on unemployment, consistently produced  reviews of  the Vision 2016,  as well as  delving into constitutional matters in order to contribute to the  democracy of  this country.

For that they deserve a standing ovation. Not Tanki ya Motswana!

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