BOFEPUSU Presentation At ILO

The Public Service Act was just gazetted, which will replace the Public Service Act of 2008. In our view, this new Act is not fully in line with ILO principles on freedom of association.

For instance:

Section 2(1) defines “Appointing Authority” as any person who has the power, whether delegated or otherwise, to appoint any person to office in the public service and to exercise disciplinary control over that employee. The word ‘otherwise’ is ambiguous and may be interpreted to open up a delegation scope without limit.

Editor's Comment
Tighten the law on drug dealers

Our youth are perishing; their once hopeful bright future is going down the drain; all because of illicit drugs.It is very easy to blame the addict, but it is not as simple as that! Drug dealing is a very lucrative business for some shameless people amongst our society and as such they have come up with tight strategies on how to push their business.Drug addiction is bad, and while the individual on drugs sometimes might have been the one who...

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