Motshwarakgole fails to boot BOGOWU from PBSC


Veteran trade unionist, Johnson Motshwarakgole’s fresh attempt to eject the Botswana Government Workers’ Union (BOGOWU) from the ongoing public service salary negotiations suffered a setback. The Industrial Court dismissed his urgent court matter, which he had filed on December 20, 2018.

Motshwarakgole’s urgent application filed by Collins Chilisa Consultants was dismissed   three days later when the acting registrar, Bakang Tshipinare informed the parties that the Industrial Court President, Justice Tebogo Maruping, had determined that the matter was not urgent. 

Furthermore, Maruping   determined that “Applicant should enforce the High Court order at the High Court”.

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