RETRENCHMENTS surged by nearly 40 percent in 2014, with nearly 4,000 workers retrenched across all sectors of the economy as company closures accelerated, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has said.

THE food union now has a new acting general secretary promoted from the union’s organising department following the resignation of John Peter Gwatiringa last month.

THE Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) has rejected contract proposals for junior doctors describing them as ‘ill-advised and poorly drafted’ by a board that has failed to protect their interests for years.

Karina Textiles (Pvt) Ltd first auction to dispose of its Mutare Complex hit a brick wall after failing to attract a potential bidder with the required amount, The Worker has learnt.

The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) North Eastern Region has launched its Constitutional Rights awareness campaign focusing on Labour, Gender and Women’s Rights aimed at making its membership at all levels conversant with their constitutional rights.

NYANGA - Village Inn Hotel has successfully applied for judicial management with the High Court in a move the company said would protect it from its major creditors after failing to service them citing viability constraints.

Wellington Chibebe, the former Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) Secretary General, continued to raise the country's flag high at the international level, earning another four year term as the Deputy General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC).