POLITICS

Error in Mawarire, ZCTU case

PROSECUTORS "erroneously" referred activist cleric Evan Mawarire and Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Union (ZCTU) treason case to the regional court for trial, a court heard yesterday.Mawarire and ZCTU lea...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 June 2019

POLITICS

MDC, ZCTU confrontation with Mnangagwa's govt unavoidable

THE main MDC opposition party and the country's biggest trade union - the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) - shall be taking to the streets to vent out their anger over the deteriorating econo...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 May 2019

POLITICS

ZCTU, MDC threaten fresh protests

ZIMBABWE'S main opposition party the MDC and labour federation the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) have both threatened rolling mass action "to bring independence" to the country.MDC leader N...

By newzimbabwe | Published: 01 May 2019

POLITICS

ZCTU decries 2018 bad human rights record

THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has berated President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration over the surge in human rights violations experienced in the country this year, singling out th...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 December 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Soldiers' salary increase has ripple effects

THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions yesterday said the 22% salary increment awarded to soldiers has triggered more unions to press for higher pay, and will result in government printing money to pay...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 July 2018

POLITICS

MDC-T, ZCTU in joint demo

Chamisa-led MDC Alliance has roped in erstwhile allies, the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions, vendors and college students for a joint massive demonstration on Wednesday to demand transparency and le...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 July 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

'Low wages trigger mental cases'

The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has blamed the paltry wages paid to most workers in the country for triggering a spike in mental cases.Addressing stakeholders attending the World Day for ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

ZCTU slams Chinese violation of labour laws

THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions has expressed concern over the alleged spike in labour abuse cases at Chinese-owned firms in the Midlands province.Speaking on the sidelines of the Workers' Day c...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 May 2018

POLITICS

Khupe's spokesperson ejected from ZCTU Workers' Day event

Workers' Day commemorations should not be politicised by any organisation and should not be an event to score cheap political scores, MDC-T Thokozani Khupe's national spokesperson, Linda Masarira, sai...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2018

POLITICS

MDC-T moots engaging ZCTU to run primaries

MDC-T is mooting engaging the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) to conduct its primary elections in the spirit of promoting fairness and credibility, the party has said.In an interview yesterda...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Gloomy outlook for Zimbabwe workers

ZIMBABWEAN workers celebrated Workers' Day yesterday amid a gloomy outlook, as working conditions have deteriorated into the new dispensation.Labour body, Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) and ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 May 2018

POLITICS

ZCTU invites Chamisa

The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has invited MDC's Nelson Chamisa to grace the Workers' Day celebrations in Harare on Tuesday.MDC acting spokesperson Thabitha Khumalo told the Daily News y...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 April 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

Chamisa meets ZCTU

MDC-T leader Nelson Chamisa yesterday met the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) executive in an effort seen as trying to retrace the party to its labour background.The opposition party was hewn...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 April 2018

POLITICS

ZCTU threatens to picket at Parliament

The ZIMBABWE Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has threatened to hold protests in Parliament following reports that Zesa Holdings has suspended eight workers' representatives for organising demonstratio...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 March 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

'Nothing in budget for workers'

Zimbabwe's largest trade union federation yesterday said the national budget presented by the Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa had nothing for the working people to celebrate.The Zimbabwe Congress...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 December 2017

BUSINESS NEWS

Economic reform talk unsettles ZCTU

THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has warned government against implementing economic reforms that would add pressure on the country's already strained working population.President Emmerson...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 December 2017

POLITICS

ZCTU, govt clash over interference

THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has confronted government over its failure to streamline ministerial powers that interfere with trade union activities in the draft of the amended Labour A...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 October 2017

BUSINESS NEWS

'Zim govt accused of attracting 'cruel' investors'

THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has accused the government of prioritising capital and attracting "cruel" foreign investors, who are subjecting local workers to hazardous working conditio...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 October 2017

BUSINESS NEWS

ZCTU demands details of NSSA investments

WORKER representatives have written to the National Social Security Authority (NSSA) demanding information on the entity's investments amid fears that pension funds could be at risk due to mismanageme...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 October 2017

BUSINESS NEWS

ZCTU plans national shutdown protests

THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) is planning demonstrations to protest against the current economic meltdown, in a bid to pile pressure on government to resuscitate the economy.ZCTU's gene...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 October 2017

BUSINESS NEWS

'Mangudya blames government spending'

THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU)'s general secretary, Japhet Moyo, has revealed that at least $1,4 billion in the banking sector cannot be translated into physical cash because it was crea...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 September 2017

OPINION

Parastatals need complete overhaul

IN response to Mugabe to blame for parastatal mess: ZCTU: Your report that the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) blames President Robert Mugabe for the collapse of State-owned companies is spot...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 September 2017

BUSINESS NEWS

2 000 jobs lost in 2017 first half, says ZCTU

THE first half of 2017 saw 2 120 workers being retrenched, representing a 16% increase from the 1 825 laid off during the same period last year, the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has reveal...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 September 2017

BUSINESS NEWS

Zimbabwe tweaks labour laws

GOVERNMENT has tweaked labour laws to allow the Grain Marketing Board (GMB) and ferro-alloy industry employees who have been casual workers for over two consecutive years, to be deemed permanently emp...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 September 2017
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