Ovetime claims cripples Govt

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Government is experiencing challenges with management of overtime allowances for civil servants as many government employees continue to file claims that are putting stress on the wage bill, resulting in a back-log of claims some dating back to two years.

The Assistant Minister of Presidential Affairs and Public Administration Phillip Makgalemele told parliament on Friday that often supervisors connive with their subordinates to rob the government of millions of Pula in over time claims.

The revelation comes  after MP for Selibe-Phikwe West, Dithapelo Keorapetse wanted to know challenges with management of overtime allowances for civil servants. 

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