BMWU secures 7 percent deal

Wage Document
Wage Document

The Botswana Mining Workers’ Union (BMWU) has secured a seven percent salary increase for Majweng mine workers, Mmegi is reliably informed.

It is a deal that many see as the onset of unions putting pressure on employers to make inflationary adjustments for their workers.

BMWU deal with Majwe Mining Company comes just a few weeks after the government implemented six percent salary increment for its employees.

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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