Employers claim from training levy for wrong reasons

HRDC offices
HRDC offices

Six years since the introduction of the training levy, most employees have not garnered the necessary skills to be productive and exhibit desirable work ethics.

Mmegi has learned that employers are not optimally using the fund.  It emerged this week that companies eligible for the levy introduced by the then Botswana Training Authority (BOTA) in 2009, are in the habit of training employees with the motive of simply claiming from the fund. 

Now under the custodian of Human Resource Development Council (HRDC), the levy has been renamed Human Resource Development Fund.  Mmegi established in an interview with HRDC’s workplace support services manager, Doreen Kokorwe that the organisation will conduct countrywide workplace learning workshops to curb this habit.

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