O&L Leisure signs wage agreement for three years

O&L Leisure – a subsidiary of the Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Group last week signed a substantive wage agreement with the Tourism and Allied Workers Union of Namibia (TAWUN) on behalf of the bargaining unit (Grades 1 – 5), for the next three years.

For the period 01 July 2019 to 30 June 2022, O&L Leisure employees (Chobe Water Villas, Strand Hotel Swakopmund, Mokuti Etosha Lodge and Midgard Country Estate) will receive increases which equate to an average of 6% over the next three years. The agreement also includes a 13th cheque (bonus) during the month of December for each affected year.

O&L Leisure Human Capital Manager, Vivian Kaposambo: “I am extremely appreciative in the way both parties handled the negotiations and owned the process. They set the example of being true O&L ambassadors - a joint effort by all resulting in a breakthrough outcome! Our Vision 2025 Breakthrough Strategy is our new aspiration to realise the dreams of O&L in pursuit of our purpose ‘Creating a future, enhancing life’. With the negotiations signed and sealed for the next three years, we can exert our passion and energy in making vision 2025 a reality for all our people.”

TAWUN president, Benhalt Petrus: “Taking the current economic climate and challenges into account, we are pleased with how negotiations went, and our members are very happy with what was concluded for the next three years.”

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