BURS wins, for now

BURS and BOPEU at Industrial Court.Pic.Kagiso Onkatswitse
BURS and BOPEU at Industrial Court.Pic.Kagiso Onkatswitse

The Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) yesterday reported that hundreds of striking workers, but one, were all back at work with normal operations at the agency’s offices countrywide.

“Majority of the employees who comprised the striking populace of our team voluntarily signed commitment letters to return to work with immediate effect. 

We welcome them back to the fold so that we, as a team, may ensure a concerted focus on serving Batswana.  As of Friday 21st August 2015, there was only one employee who had not yet signed the commitment letter, due to being on leave,” read the BURS statement.

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