Botswana Ordered To Repeal Draconian Law

BOFEPUSU leadership during live interviews at the ILO Conference, shortly after reporting Botswana's workers rights violation
BOFEPUSU leadership during live interviews at the ILO Conference, shortly after reporting Botswana's workers rights violation

Prisons Services To Unionise: BOFEPUSU and the trade Union movement in Botswana in general are celebrating a monster victory against Botswana government’s decision to enact repressive Labour laws chief among them, the Public Service Act that would have taken away the striking rights of all Public service workers.

The International Labour Organisation finally reigned on Botswana on Thursday, following deliberations by the Botswana workers representatives, BOFEPUSU, BFTU and their international partners at the International Labour Conference in Geneva, Switzerland last week.

The Prisons Service has also been liberated by the ILO to unionise. Government of Botswana has been ordered to report back to the ILO   November  2017 meeting on the progress with regard to implementation of the orders.

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