MP enters Carafashions' fray

Gaborone North legislator Keeletso Rakhudu has accused Carafashions manager Victor Wang of taking advantage of the country's unemployment situation. The MP said that Wang is so productive oriented that he wanted his employees to work all the time though this is unreasonable.

"What if you are not feeling well? What if you are in your menstrual cycle," he asked. Rakhudu told Mmegi that 20 people approached him for help after they were sacked by the company. The dismissed workers claim they were fired for going to the toilet.

"I could only refer them to the labour office. But I was shocked to hear that their boss did not respect their personal liberties and it was disheartening to hear reports that some have been dismissed from work after falling pregnant," he said.

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