Ovetime claims cripples Govt

No Image

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. 

Editor's Comment
Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

Have a Story? Send Us a tip
arrow up