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Labour ministry shortens services

Government Secretary Lerotholi Pheko

Jan. 11, 2021 1 min read

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AFTER the Government Secretary Lerotholi Pheko made recommendations to temporarily limit public services, the Ministry of Labour and Employment implemented the suggested strategies with immediate effect until January 23.

According to a press release from the ministry, the offices which will remain operational include the Department of Labour and National Employee Services, the Department of Inspectors, the office of Work Permits and the Department of Dispute Prevention and Resolution (DPPR) as well as the Labour Court.
The statement further showed that some departments will still be operational though employees from such offices will not be going to work in high numbers after working shifts have been recommended.


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Mr Pheko on January 6 released a media statement which suggested a temporary limitation of services due to the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

He advised Principal Secretaries, heads of departments and district administrators to temporarily limit government services for a period of two weeks commencing from Monday to January 23. LeNA

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