BMWU troubled by impending job losses

Joseph Tsimako speaking at press conference PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Joseph Tsimako speaking at press conference PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

President of Botswana Mine Workers Union (BMWU) Joseph Tsimako has raised fears that some of its members could find themselves jobless as a result of the implementation of the Citizen Economic Empowerment Policy (CEEP).

CEEP is a concept that targets citizens and accords them an opportunity to access and derive advantage from the national economy.

Tsimako told a press conference at the President Hotel yesterday (Tuesday) that whilst CEEP on paper seems good, it had the unpalatable development of resultant job losses at the workplace.

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