Industrial relations in Botswana – workplace conflict: behind the diamond…
Industrial relations in Botswana – workplace
conflict: behind the diamond sparkle
poor African government
Multinasional De Beers
The Botswana Government
Botswana Mine Union
Representing 3, 000 workers of mines
Cause of the conflict
The government tends to suppress the demands of workers
intolerant to recognize fundamental rights and freedom
Most of the strike has been declared illegally from the start by the state.
Impact of the conflict
400 diamonds worker lost their job
the workers and their families did not get the treatment for HIV/AIDS provided by Debswana
The retrenched workers have to leave the company's home
Children was evicted from school
rebuilding the labour relations
The court in charge must review the decision made by minister of human resources to make sure the legal procedures was followed.
Creating a trade union that can assist dismissed worker.