BLLAHWU Drags Govt To Court

Ketlhalefile Motshegwa
Ketlhalefile Motshegwa

Justice Zein Kebonang will today (Monday) hear an urgent application by the Botswana Land Boards, Local Authorities and Health Workers Union (BLLAHWU), after the Accountant General stopped facilitation of deduction of loan repayments for union members.

In his affidavit, the BLLAHWU secretary general Ketlhalefile Motshegwa said for the purposes of collecting subscriptions levies and other union dues, the government in 2005 extended to them the use of deduction code which enabled the union to collect subscriptions dues and levies directly from members’ salaries.

However, that deduction code has since been discontinued for BLLAHWU members without explanation.

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