Mineworkers’ representatives and the Chamber of Mines will meet on Thursday to begin discussions over wage increments for the second quarter of 2020.
Associated Mineworkers Union of Zimbabwe president Tinago Ruzive on Monday said they would meet with the Chamber of Mines to discuss the second quarter wage increment in light of the continued rise in prices of goods and services.
Zimbabwe’s economic crisis has been deepening over the past few years, with a crippling liquidity crunch, fuel and foreign currency shortages, low capacity utilisation and runaway inflation which stood at 676,39% for the month of March, eroding incomes and pensions.
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The crisis has been compounded by the coronavirus pandemic which has forced the government to partially shut down the economy to curb the spread of the virus.