No resolution for BOPEU to withdraw from BOFEPUSU

BOFEPUSU at High Court during one of labour issues case.PIC: KAGISO ONKATSWITSE
BOFEPUSU at High Court during one of labour issues case.PIC: KAGISO ONKATSWITSE

I think it is imperative to give a historic background regarding BCSA/BOPEU decision to remain as a neutral labour movement in so far as party politics are concerned.

The firm decision was taken following the former president of Botswana Civil Service Association, Oganne Maroba’s well-thought of speech delivered at BCSA 56th Annual General Conference held on December 7, 1998, at Mater Spei College in Francistown.

In his 10-page speech, Maroba stated that as a matter of principle civil servants should continue to refrain from participation in politics because they are expected to serve the public impartially without political influence.

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