CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY

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

BUSINESS NEWS

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

POLITICS

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

MINING & RETAIL

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

BUSINESS NEWS

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

FINANCIAL SERVICES

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

BUSINESS NEWS

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

EDUCATION

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

EDUCATION

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

EDUCATION

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

BUSINESS NEWS

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

BUSINESS NEWS

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

BUSINESS NEWS

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

BUSINESS NEWS

Nurses embark on countrywide strike

In a move that is set to bring the public health sector to a standstill, thousands of nurses across the country will begin their strike today after they failed to reach an agreement with the governmen...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 April 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Doctors, government reach agreement to end strike

The government and striking public hospital doctors signed an agreement yesterday, which is expected to end a crippling 30-day job boycott over poor working conditions.Mxolisi Ngwenya, the spokesperso...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 April 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Govt to freeze striking doctors' salaries

DOCTORS and other medical practitioners who continue participating in the ongoing industrial action risk losing their salaries and allowances, a senior official has said.In a statement, the permanent ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 March 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Doctors in no show despite deal

DOCTORS at Bulawayo's two major hospitals, Mpilo Central and United Bulawayo Hospitals had by yesterday not returned to work despite the Government announcing that it had struck a deal with the health...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 March 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Mnangagwa speaks on doctors' strike

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said government is working on addressing striking doctor's concerns in the most possible way.This comes as the health professionals have downed tools for nearly a fort...

By Staff reporter | Published: 17 March 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

AfDB strikes deal for Africa solar energy

THE African Development Bank (AfDB) has struck a partnership deal with International Solar Alliance (ISA) to scale up solar energy development in Africa.The agreement was sealed on the margins of the ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 15 March 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Doctors' strike widens

In an escalation of demands for improved pay and better working conditions, doctors yesterday announced they were widening their strike until government 'plays ball', further compounding problems for ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 15 March 2018

MINING & RETAIL

Falgold fails to contain crippling strike

LISTED mining group, Falcon Gold (Falgold), says the ongoing strike at its Golden Quarry Mine in Shurugwi will have an adverse impact on the operations of the mine for an indefinite period.Workers at ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 08 March 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Nust lecturers strike over 'mismanagement'

LECTURERS at the National University of Science and Technology (Nust) have downed tools protesting against alleged mismanagement at the institution which they say is crippling the university's operat...

By Staff reporter | Published: 08 February 2018

ZIMBABWE

Zimbabwe strikes World Bank deal

Zimbabwe is on the verge of breakthrough to start receiving concessionary finding support from the World Bank for the first time in nearly two decades after the Bretton Woods institution agreed to eng...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 January 2018

MINING & RETAIL

Turk Mine workers' pay strike enters 24th day

A STRIKE by more than 700 workers at Turk Mine in Bubi District over salary arrears of about six months reached day 24 yesterday.They have been staging sit-ins and blocking any movement at the mine ga...

By Staff reporter | Published: 15 December 2017

MINING & RETAIL

Zimasco strikes deal with creditors

KWEKWE based chrome smelting company, Zimbabwe Mining and Smelting Company (Zimasco), has agreed on a scheme of arrangement with its creditors and is set to be removed from judicial management next mo...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 December 2017
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