BIUST said it entered into the CLA in good faith
BIUST said it entered into the CLA in good faith

The Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) says it has recognised Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU) for its implementation of the university statutes over Botswana Sectors of Educators Trade Union (BOSETU).

The university, which is at loggerheads following accusations by BOSETU for unilaterally implementing the statutes and therefore breaching the Collective Labour Agreement between the parties, said it ditched the union for its unavailability for meetings.

“The union's approach has not yielded progress at similar pace due to its unavailability for meetings, the union's view on whether matters are negotiable or consultative, as well as their general view of the relationship with the university,” BIUST said.

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