BMC ordered to recognise union

BMC has been instructed to comply with BOPEU demands
BMC has been instructed to comply with BOPEU demands

The High Court has ordered the Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) to recognise Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU) as a bargaining entity.

The BMC was taken to court for refusing to recognise the union as a bargaining entity for its members who are employees of the commission.

Lobatse High Court Judge, Jennifer Dube recently ruled that BOPEU was entitled to be recognised by BMC as a bargaining entity on behalf of its members at the commission’s place of business.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

That is indeed a welcome development, especially looking at the fact that the manual way of doing things is slowly disappearing and competency in the use of computers and other digital gadgets has become a must.The simple way of looking at it is just an example that almost all companies have gone completely digital and school leavers will be better placed after leaving school, because they will already be familiar with the use of computers.The...

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