BOPEU, BURS in court over 6%

The Industrial Court has agreed with Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU), that the Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) should not restrict its proposed salary increment for the year 2015/16 to the six percent offered by the government in April.

After listening to arguments on an urgent application last Thursday, Justice Tapiwa Marumo ordered that BURS was not obliged to confine its “proposed increment on the salaries and allowances, for its own employees, for the year 2015/2016 to the maximum limit awarded by the Government of Botswana to public servants”.

The second respondent was a fellow union, National Amalgmated Local and Central Government and Parastatal Workers Union (NALCGPWU).

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