The government has finally finished paying 2016 bonuses for civil servants after it paid the employees of state universities.
Nust Educators Association (Nusteda) secretary-general Mr Blessing Jona said:
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I can confirm that employees of State universities received their May 2017 salaries and 2016 bonuses on August 10, 2017. We’re grateful to the Government for honouring its commitment towards the payments of civil servants.
When Government fulfils its promises, we’re able to plan but if the money doesn’t come it creates a lot of problems and affects operations within the different ministries. Most parents have been relieved from stress in preparation for opening of schools for the third term, next month
Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Minister Prisca Mupfumira last week said she was happy that Government was this month paying the last batch of civil servants their bonuses for last year, which had been staggered since April.
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