CAAB absolved from unfair labour practices

Justice Garakwe PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Justice Garakwe PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Civil Aviation Authority Botswana (CAAB) has been absolved from unfair labour practices after being accused by its employees following a restructuring exercise to save the organisation.

The financially unstable CAAB was given a new lease of life by Justice Mercy Garekwe of the Court of Appeal (CoA) when she upheld the authority’s appeal against the employees.

The aviation body has been in a legal battle with 66 of its employees who were seeking compensation following the restructuring exercise carried out in 2015. The restructuring exercise had left many of the employees on demotion level.

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