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  • Disunity continues to haunt TNF as partners disagree on key issues

    DISUNITY continues to haunt the country’s social dialogue platform, Tripartite Negotiation Forum (TNF) after representatives from labour, government and business abandoned a recent meeting over failure to agree on priority issues.

  • ZFTU’s Shamhuyarira backs ZCTU’s vision, castigates Mnangagwa government for anti-labour policies

    ZIMBABWE Federation of Trade Unions (ZFTU) president, Kenias Shamhuyarira indicated to be in a major paradigm shift of supporting government recently when he delivered a speech in support of Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) while castigating President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s anti worker policies.

  • Re: Doctors’ Strike: Failed Minister Obadiah Moyo must resign

    THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) is greatly disturbed by the government’s lack of seriousness in resolving its dispute with the striking doctors. The continued strike by the doctors is causing untold suffering and unnecessary death of ordinary Zimbabweans as the strike has paralyzed operations at state-run hospitals.

  • ZCTU holds women’s rights symposium
    ZCTU holds women’s rights symposium

    The ZCTU has held a Women’s Rights Symposium to sensitise working women on their rights, analyse current challenges and assess the impact of the fourth industrial revolution on marginalised social groups.

  • NSSA ups pension payouts

    The National Social Security Authority (NSSA) has reviewed upwards pension payouts following an outcry over the meagre stipends the authority was dishing out to the majority of pensioners.

  • The late Lovemore Matombo
    ZCTU mourns Matombo

    The labour movement in Zimbabwe was robbed of an illustrious trade unionist Lovemore Motombo who died on the 27th of January 2020 in Harare. Matombo served in various capacities in the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions where he served as Vice President in the mid 1980's and at the helm as president from 2001–2011.

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  • Insurance, pensions bills on the way
    Insurance, pensions bills on the way

    The insurance and pensions bills are expected toe out by June as the government moves to implement recommendations of the Justice Smith Commission of Inquiry into the Conversion of Insurance and Pensions values from Zimbabwe dollar to United States (US) dollar.

  • SDMWU expelled from FFAWUZ

    Soft Drink Manufacturing Workers Union (SDMWU) was disaffiliated from Food Federation and Allied Workers Union of Zimbabwe (FFAWUZ) following non-payment of affiliation fees since 2015. FFAWUZ is the Federation of Food Unions in Zimbabwe and each affiliate according to the Constitution pays 60% of its income to FFAWUZ as its monthly affiliation fees.

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Comment

  • Workers Plight

    As we went to press, there was a stalemate on the issue of a minimum wage at the Tripartite Negotiating Forum (TNF). The main culprits are employers that are refusing to give a minimum wage to workers.

  • Two musketeers have ruined Zimbabwe!

    THAT Mugabe is gone is no longer news but the drama surrounding his burial will remain news for some time. When the old man passed on, Chigumura was taking a  sabbatical, but that does not stop Chigumura from making a comment.

  • Marching together in an open for business Zimbabwe

    With less than 50 days to go to the make or break harmonized polls, there seems to be chaos in the leading opposition party, the MDC-T, which was still conducting primary elections for some constituencies while the ruling Zanu PF had gone a gear up in campaigning.

  • The Crocodile, Grace and the Chiefs Band!!

    So the factionalism playing out in the ruining Zanu PF party has spilled into government, with a cyclone Grace induced sacking of Vice President Emerson Mnangagwa, just a month after losing the powerful Justice Ministry to chief spy Happiton Bonyongwe.