Court stops BONU from increasing subscriptions


Lobatse High Court judge, Reuben Lekorwe, has stopped Botswana Nurses Union (BONU) from increasing its membership subscription.

This follows the resolution by the union’s executive committee (CEC) to increase membership subscription from a fixed amount of P100 monthly to one percent of a member’s salary or P200 for members without a deduction code at the end of February. The increment was to take effect from April 1, 2024.

It seems the decision to increase the membership subscription did not go down well with some members of the BONU who approached the court to interdict the union and its president, Peter Baleseng and secretary general, Lebogang Phillip from implementing the increment.

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