BURS in desperate plea with employees


Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) management has pleaded with staff that employees participating in industrial action should not coerce in any manner other employees who are not striking.

In a memorandum to all employees on July 24, the acting commissioner general Segolo Lekau said under these unfortunate circumstances, employees were informed that Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU) has commenced industrial action throughout the country.

“However, the industrial action does not affect non-BOPEU members and as such, the said employees are requested to report to their supervisors or managers as per BURS operational hours, to continue facilitating provision of service to the members of the public,” said Lekau.

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