MP for Jwaneng/Mabutsane, Mr Shawn Ntlhaile had asked the minister to state the steps taken towards implementing the 2018 ILO recommendations that Botswana Prisons Service employees be allowed to unionise
for fulfillment of the Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No.
'By the law, whilst SSASCGOC has jurisdiction to unionise
senior staff the AUPCTRE has jurisdiction to unionise
junior staff,' he said.
Mr Nkaigwa had asked the minister why employees at Makoro Brick and Tile were denied the right to unionise
, if he was aware that the majority of those employees had been working for the company for more than 15 years on one month contracts respectively and when the last inspection was conducted.
The union had being denied the rights to unionise
the workers over the years, by both companies.
The UAW, the US autoworkers union, has gained the support of its German counterparts in its efforts to unionise
German car manufacturer Volkswagen's plant in Chattanooga USA.