In an interview with The Chronicle, Primary and Secondary Education Permanent Secretary Sylvia Utete-Masango said Government will meet teachers’ unions this week to start negotiations on a number of issues they raised which include vacation leave and allowances.
She said the teachers will negotiate with the National Joint Negotiating Council (NJNC). Said Utete-Masango:
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The NJNC is mandated with the responsibility of addressing some of the issues that the teachers are raising. A meeting will be held between the teachers and the NJNC this week to map the way forward. We’ll keep our ears on the ground and follow the proceedings.
Dr. Sylvia Janet Utete-Masango is a Zimbabwean politician and the former Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education, a position she retired from in October 2018. Read More About Sylvia Utete-Masango