TeacherS Salary Windfall Out Of DPSM Blunder

Tobokani Rari
Tobokani Rari

At least 36 teachers seconded to the Out Of School Programme in 2010 are smiling all the way to the bank after a Directorate of Public Service Management (DPSM) blunder. The error resulted in the teachers being awarded salaries at Senior Teacher I - a D4 salary scale - when they should have remained at C1.

Thanks to the court case launched by Botswana Sectors of Educators Trade Union (BOSETU) on the teachers’ behalf, they are now due for a windfall. 

This is after the High Court ordered that DPSM perk those teachers up to the D4 scale following a downgrade to C1 after six months of enjoying the top grade salary in 2010.

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