BFTU, BOFEPUSU vow to fight for workers’ rights

BFTU, BOFEPUSU members marching during Labour Day FILE PIC
BFTU, BOFEPUSU members marching during Labour Day FILE PIC

FRANCISTOWN: The Botswana Federation of Trade Unions (BFTU) and Botswana Federation of Public, Private and Parastatal Sector Unions (BOFEPUSU) say they are more than ready to take employers to task over the rights of workers.

BFTU secretary-general, Thusang Butale vowed yesterday, a few days before the World Labour Day which is celebrated globally on May 1. BFTU and BOFEPUSU will hold a joint Labour Day commemoration at Sam Sono Stadium in Selebi-Phikwe.

The ceremony will be held under the theme, “Demanding workers rights and economic power”. The day will be celebrated against the backdrop of many labour disputes between government and trade unions registered at the courts.

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