Sanctions are real but… (Part 1)
Domestic workers’ salaries way below PDL: ZCTU
By Prosper Chitambara The major highlight of the past week was the anti-sanctions march on Friday 25 October; a day designated as the anti-sanctions day by SADC and declared a public holiday by the government of Zimbabwe. While external sanctions are real and have had some negative implications on the economy, the worst form of …
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Masarira accused of trying to disrupt Worker’s Day
By Michelle Muchina Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Union (ZCTU) says the recently reviewed minimum wages for the domestic and unclassified industries workers are by far below the poverty datum line and will see many people failing to live decent lives. Cabinet this week set the minimum wages for domestic workers as gardener ZW$160, housekeeper ZW$168 …
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Calls for Mangudya to resign intensifies
By Daniel Chigundu Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Union (ZCTU) says it barred political activist Linda Masarira from sitting in the VIP tent because she wanted to disrupt Workers Day celebrations. Masarira who is MDC-T (Khupe) spokesperson had intended to sit in the tent which was dominated by members from MDC-T (Chamisa), where the likes of Paurina Mpariwa, Gift Chimanikire, Murisi Zwizwai, Job Sikhala, Eric Murai, …
By Staff Reporter Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Union (ZCTU) has urged the government to immediately replace the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Governor Dr John Mangudya with a competent and non-partisan individual who can bring sanity to the monetary system. Responding to the current price hikes, shortage of basic commodities and fuel shortage in the country, ZCTU president Peter Mutasa said RBZ was to blame …