CDC fire fighters to get overtime payment

Fire fighters on duty
Fire fighters on duty

The Central District Council (CDC) will finally compensate 64 fire personnel in Serowe and Palapye for excess working hours.

According to a letter from the council secretary, Gothaetse Dipholo, to the Botswana Land Board Local Authorities and Health Workers Union (BLLAHWU), the employees who have been kept waiting since 2013 will be paid by December 31.

According to BLLAHWU secretary general, Ketlhalefile Motshegwa, the payment is for overtime work emanating from an unlawful and unreasonable long shift rotary which resulted in their members working for 16 hours per shift.

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