Govt gazettes new private health workers salaries

GOVERNMENT has gazetted a new Statutory Instrument for a Collective Bargaining Agreement which will see health workers in the private sector are to receive salaries in the range of USD273 to USD536. By Kudakwashe Pembere This CBA was between the Medical and Allied Industry, the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, Medical Professionals and Allied Workers Union of Zimbabwe and Medical and Allied TradesWorkers Union of Zimbabwe being parties to the National Employment Council for the Medical and Allied Industry. Previously they were earning between USD222 for the lowest paid…

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Russia Avails US$1.5 Million For Zim’s Food Assistance

Russian Ambassador (centre) Mr Eddie Rowe (Right) and Mr Erasmus Gapara (left)

THE Russian Federation has donated an amount to the tune of US$1.5 million for the purchase of over a thousand metric tons (MT) of food to support the affected communities in Hwange, Nkayi and Zvishavane Districts in Zimbabwe. By Michael Gwarisa The food items will be distributed by the World Food Program (WFP) in the mentioned three districts amidst indications that some 5.5 million rural people, or 59 percent of the rural population, is at risk and requires emergency food assistance from January to April, the peak of the lean…

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