Parties agree to end BURS strike


Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) and Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU) are working around the clock to end the strike that has entered its second week.

On Friday the union met with the BURS management to identify ways and means of reaching a common understanding in view of ending the industrial action. The BOPEU secretary general Topias Marenga confirmed the Friday meeting.

“The meeting was to break the impasse between us and BURS. Batswana and other stakeholders like the business community have been urging us to discuss the issue with BURS to find a common ground,” said Marenga. 

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