Zimbabwe civil servants brace for strike

CIVIL servants yesterday said they had run out of patience with their employer over poor remuneration and threatened to take "appropriate action" if government fails to come up with a satisfactory wag...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 July 2019


Zimbabwe health workers divided over strike

HEALTH workers are divided over the Health Service Board (HSB)'s appeal to give government a chance for negotiations before embarking on a strike that will leave many patients stranded.HSB chairperson...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 June 2019


Zimbabwe strikes US$2m agric deal with Japan

Zimbabwe has entered into a US$2 million agreement with Japan, targetted at smallholder agriculture as part of efforts to revive the sector.The Zimbabwe Smallholder Horticulture Empowerment and Promot...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2019


Zimbabwe teachers' union strike starts Tuesday

THE country's largest teachers' union has declared its members will not turn up for work when schools re-open this Tuesday, reported.In a statement Saturday, the Zimbabwe Teachers Asso...

By newzimbabwe | Published: 06 January 2019


Labour unrest as teachers, nurses and senior doctors join strike

Zimbabwe has been plunged into a labour crisis of monumental proportions after senior doctors, nurses and teachers joined the ongoing strike by junior doctors which is now more than a month old.Nurses...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 January 2019


Zimbabwe doctors' strike continues

DOCTORS at public hospitals yesterday said they will continue with their industrial action and implored government to be more serious with health care and move with speed to avert collapse of the heal...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 December 2018


Civil service strike looms

CIVIL servants yesterday threatened to down tools if government failed to reverse its austerity measures, including partial payment of bonus and payment of customs duty in foreign currency.In a joint ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 December 2018


More Zimbabwe doctors join strike

More doctors yesterday joined the on-going strike, defying a government message to call off the job action.The doctors have been on strike since Saturday to protest poor remuneration and the deteriora...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 December 2018


Doctors' strike spreads

JUNIOR doctors at public hospitals yesterday stepped up their strike for better working conditions and remuneration, forcing some major hospitals to close down key departments and discharge "stable" p...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 December 2018


Govt must address key issues behind doctors' strike

GOVERNMENT must deal with key issues behind the doctors' strike.Junior doctors in most parts of the country have gone on strike, no surprise there. The strike action by the doctors has become an annua...

By Editorial - newsday | Published: 04 December 2018


Call for doctors to end strike

Government yesterday urged striking junior doctors to go back to work while it was looking into their grievances. Junior doctors at public health facilities downed tools on Saturday citing several cha...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 December 2018


Zimbabwe doctors call nationwide strike

GOVERNMENT doctors have called a nationwide strike, citing what they described as "severe incapacitation and inability to withstand the current disabling working environment".The development increases...

By newzimbabwe | Published: 02 December 2018


Strike looms in construction sector

A crippling strike is looming in the construction sector over failure by employers to increase salaries by three percent.This follows a March 27 agreement whereby the employers made an undertaking to ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 July 2018


Hwange, Zinwa strike water, sewer management deal

THE Hwange Local Board (HLB) and the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) have struck an agreement that will see the latter hand over all water and sewer management tasks to council after years o...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 June 2018


Run-off date strikes fear in rural areas

THE announcement of a presidential run-off date by President Emmerson Mnangagwa in the event that there is no clear cut winner in the elections set for July 30 has struck fear in the hearts of the rur...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 June 2018


Hwange Colliery strike ends

Hwange Colliery Company Limited (HCCL) has finally climbed down from its hardline position to end a nearly 120-day long protest by wives of employees who were owed thousands of United States dollars i...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 June 2018


ZimTrade, PUM strike leather industry deal

ZIMTRADE, in conjunction with a Netherlands-based organisation PUM, are exploring the possibility of creating a pilot project linking companies in the supply chain so as to demonstrate best business p...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 May 2018


Bank employees threaten strike

Workers in the banking sector have issued a two-week ultimatum to their employers demanding a 60% salary increase or they will embark on a strike.The workers, represented by the Zimbabwe Banks and All...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 May 2018


Hwange women strike politically motivated - Kagonye

LABOUR minister Petronella Kagonye yesterday told Parliament that the issue of wives of Hwange Colliery Company Limited employees picketing outside company premises was being fuelled by a political pa...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 May 2018


Teachers divided over strike

SHARP divisions have rocked teachers' unions involved in negotiations for better working conditions, with some reportedly declaring a deadlock and calling for a crippling industrial action.The divisio...

By Staff reporter | Published: 09 May 2018


Teachers dig in on strike action

TEACHERS Unions yesterday vowed to disregard the threat by government on their intended strike, claiming no amount of bullying will force them to cower unless their employer agrees to engage and discu...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 May 2018


Govt warns teachers against going on strike

Government has noted with concern that some education sector union leaders are threatening to proceed on strike action when schools open for the second term, accusing government of not engaging them o...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 May 2018


Bank employees plot strike

BANKING sector workers are planning a demonstration in protest against the collapse of talks with employers over pay increases, The Financial Gazette reported.A Zimbabwe Banks and Allied Workers Union...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2018


ZCTU calls for general strike

President Emmerson Mnangagwa's administration has been plunged into another crisis after the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) yesterday called for a general strike to protest against its "disr...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 April 2018


Govt urges nurses to end strike

Government has exhorted striking nurses to go back to work without any further delay to allow it time to work on their grievances.In a statement yesterday, Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Pari...

By Staff reporter | Published: 17 April 2018

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