Category Archives: 2020 Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: ZCTU says stop the pandemic at work, protect workers’ rights and safety and save lives!

In this video message several officers of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) join to demand workers’ protection and workers’ rights, social protection, non-discrimination and non-stigmatising and the full payment of salaries and wages during the Covid 19 pandemic lockdown in Zimbabwe.

A ZCTU officer demonstrates effective hand-washing techniques and encourages social distancing.

In  the following clip ZCTU’s Nathan Banda calls to Stop the Pandemic at work, full rights for workers and practice good personal hygiene and a Regional Officer reaffirms the ZCTU’s demands for workers’ protection and workers’ rights during the Covid 19 pandemic lockdown.

The union confederation has also called for workers to report issues they are facing during lockdown by sending SMS or WhatsApp messages saying: “Provide as much details as possible including the nature of the issues, name of institution or company and location.”

ZCTU website

Zimbabwe: CLAWUZ youth urge Government and employers to protect young people

A video message from the Chair of the CLAWUZ youth-Zimbabwe.

“We demand governments and employers to take urgent action to protect young workers’ health, jobs and their future.” #BWI2020IWMD