Labour disputes between gov't, unions worry DPSM


FRANCISTOWN: Deputy director of the Directorate of Public Service Management (DPSM), Dr Omponye Kereteletswe has expressed concern over the high number of labour disputes between the employer and trade unions that are registered at the courts.

He shared his concern at the recent triennial congress of the Botswana Land Board and Local Authorities and Health Workers (BLLAHWU) that was held at Adansonia Hotel.

Kereteletswe said it is the government's wish that the relationship between the employer and trade unions should be cordial and punctuated by mutual respect for the benefit of the nation. “DPSM takes full ownership of improving how it works with trade unions... I have a firm belief that a lot is still going to happen. Power does not lie with the government.

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