The Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe has written a letter to the Public Service Commission advising it that teachers will report for duty on three days only, starting Monday 24 June 2019 due to incapacitation.
The teachers have made four demands to their employer which are as follows:
(1) A rescue package of US $200 over above our RTGS-denominated salaries;
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(2) An urgent upward review of our salaries in line with the purchasing power parity principle;
(3) Non-payment of tuition fees for at least three of a teacher’s children; and
(4) Free and transparent allocation of land for accommodation purposes with clear time frames. Please note that the Non-Monetary incentive item has been dangled in our face whenever the government wants to pacify us. We want this settled once and for all.
The 'Progressive Teachers’ Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) is a trade union representing over 15,000 teachers and lecturers in state and private schools and colleges. The formation of the PTUZ is a direct reaction to the unfulfilled promises communicated to the masses by Zimbabwe’s liberation movements... Read More About Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe
The Public Service Commission (PSC) is an arm of the Executive, created in terms of Section 202 of the Constitution of the Republic of Zimbabwe. Section 203 provides for the functions of the Commission including the appointment of qualified and competent persons to hold posts... Read More About Public Service Commission