In an interview with Sunday News, Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare, Dr Sekai Nzenza, said dates for payments of bonuses were still to be released but emphasised payments would be made before the Christmas holidays.
I will have to check when the dates will be released but for a fact the bonuses are coming this year in time for Christmas holidays. Again these dates depend on the Salary Service Bureau on how they will do the payments.
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Apex council chairperson Mrs Cecilia Alexander told Sunday News that civil servants rejected Government’s decision to pay bonuses on basic salaries. Said Alexander:
While we welcome the payment of bonuses this calendar year, we completely reject the decision to pay bonuses based on basic salary as this amounts to a unilateral withdrawal of a benefit much against the law of the land.
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