BCL, BMWU at loggerheads again

SELEBI-PHIKWE: While preparations for this year’s salary negotiations are ongoing, Botswana Mine Workers Union (BMWU) and BCL Mine have failed to implement the 2014-2015 wage agreement.

This is despite the fact that the last wage negotiations dragged on for about six months – punctuated with threats of a strike by mine employees over the disputes.

The mine and the union settled last year’s disputes on September 15 under the terms that a pay structure review will be undertaken in accordance with the terms of reference. 

Editor's Comment
Implement the recommendations Mr. President

The nation is eagerly awaiting this report to have a glimpse of what the recommendations are like, possibly for further debate. Mr. President, it’s our ardent hope that true to your promises, the public will have an opportunity to peruse the report and see if it reflects their interests as the Commission went around the length and breadth of the country collecting views of the people with some choosing to write to the Commission’s...

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