BPC employees granted 6% salary hike

BPC employees on strike
BPC employees on strike

The Botswana Power Corporation(BPC) employees will finally receive the six percent salary hike following weeks of negotiations. The negotiations between the workers and management came to a close after several postponements on the part of the latter that led to the employees picketing.

Botswana Power Corporation Workers Union (BPCWU) deputy general secretary, Lasten Modo told Mmegi that negotiations were finally concluded on Tuesday.

“After failing to honour negotiation meetings several times the management finally brought a new mandate from the board last Tuesday and the employer moved from zero percent for Cost of Living Adjustment to three percent on top of the three percent they had already offered,” he said.

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