Labourers at Morupule B down tools over PPE

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PALAPYE: Employees of NEPEC 11, a sub-contractor under China National Electronic Equipment Corporation (CNEEC), have vowed not to return to work until their grievances are addressed.

CNEEC is a company engaged by the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) at the Morupule B Power Plant.

Over 97 employees are protesting against lack of proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), low salaries, poor working conditions and being made to work without contracts, among others.

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