ZINWA Works Council Update

Further to our previous correspondences on the above, please be accordingly updated as follows, the Works Council met on 19 December 2017 and deliberated on the Medical Aid Scheme. The Workers Committee requested time to go and examine the draft Policy circulated by Management. It was resolved that the Committee…

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Congratulatory Letter to Minister of Energy

1 December 2017 The Minister of Energy and Power Development John Boyne Building Innez Terrace/Speke Avenue HARARE Dear Honorable Minister S.K. Moyo. RE: CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE ON YOUR APPOINTMENT AS MINISTER OF ENERGY AND POWER DEVELOPMENT The above matter refers. We, as the Zimbabwe Energy Workers’ Union (ZEWU), a trade union…

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ZEWU lettert to H.E. Comrade. E.D. Mnangagwa

30 November 2017 His Excellency President of the Republic of Zimbabwe Munhumutapa Offices HARARE Attention H.E. Comrade. E.D. Mnangagwa RE: STATE OF AFFAIRS AT THE ZIMBABWE ELECTRITY SUPPLY AUTHORITY (ZESA) GROUP OF COMPANIES AND THE WORKERS’ CONCERNS. The above matter refers. We write as a trade union organization representing over…

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IndustriALL signs Global Framework Agreement with Safran

Today, IndustriALL, together with affiliates from French union federations CFE-CGC, CFDT, CGT and CGT-FO,  signed a global framework agreement with aerospace company Safran on working conditions, corporate social responsibility and sustainable development. The agreement has the following objectives: Provide a formal framework for Safran’s CSR policy, most notably in compliance…

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Seven on hunger strike for living wage

Two union leaders and five cleaners are on hunger strike against poverty pay at Mauritian schools. Low wages of US $43 per month and casual employment through contractors for 333 women cleaners at Mauritian government-run primary and secondary schools prompted the Confédération des Travailleurs du Secteur Publique et Privé (CTSP)…

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Zimbabwe: Unions organizing against all odds

To be effective in the fight for workers’ rights, Zimbabwean workers must join trade unions, emphasized the IndustriALL Global Union women’s committee meeting in Harare on 13 October. It is through organizing more workers that unions can build the power to confront employers on workers’ rights violations including the late…

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