BOPEU changes BURS strike tactics to go-slow

BURS strike
BURS strike

As the 14 days of BURS legal industrial strike ends this week, Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU) has announced their intention to employ new tactics to the ongoing strike.

Briefing the media on Wednesday, the BOPEU president, Andrew Motsamai announced that BOPEU met and consulted with the striking workers and agreed on a change of tactics.

“Going forward, we intend to embark on an action short of a strike whereat, the industrial action will assume a combination of a go-slow, a sit in, a work-to-rule approach as well as a two-days once a month of total withdrawal of labour,” said Motsamai.

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