Apex Council, an umbrella body for civil servants unions, have today held a meeting where they resorted to having a national collective strike, which they will signal this upcoming Monday the 7th Of january, A day before schools open.
In their demands, Apex stated that they want employees paid in USD stating that civil servants have become incapacitated to report for duty due to meagre salaries being received in form of RTGS when the goods and services in the country are being charged in USD
That Apex council convene on 07/01/19 to stage a demonstration as a signal of inevitable industrial action gathering momentum
read part of the minutes statement.
Here are the full minutes in detail.
MINUTES OF THE APEX COUNCIL MEETING HELD TODAY 03/01/19
The Apex council meeting held at PSA boardroom on this day 03/01/19 produced the following resolutions:
1) That the government pay it’s employees in USD
2)That all the civil servants have become incapacitated to report for duty due to meagre salaries being received in form of RTGS when the goods and services in the country are being charged in USD
3)That Apex council convene on 07/01/19 to stage a demonstration as a signal of inevitable industrial action gathering momentum
4)That the government call an urgent NJNC meeting with the notion to fulfill the demands of the civil servants left in limbo on the abandoned meeting of 7th Dec of 2018
5)That a letter be written to the gvt informing it of civil servants’ incapacitation to report for duty
6) That a letter be written to the government informing it of a planned industrial action
7)That a letter be written to police informing it of Apex council’s plan to stage a demonstration
Apex represents these workers union.
-COLAZ – COLLEGE LECTURES ASSOCIATION OF ZIMBABWE
3-CSEA – CIVIL SERVICE EMPLOYMENT ASSOCIATION
4-GOA – GOVERNMENT OFFICERS ASSOCIATION
5-GWA – GOVERNMENT WORKERS ASSOCIATION
6-PROTEC – PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL ASSOCIATION
7-PSA – PUBLIC SERVICES ASSOCIATION
8-PTUZ – PROGRESSIVE TEACHERS’ UNION OF ZIMBABWE
9-TUZ – TEACHERS UNION OF ZIMBABWE
10-ZDTU – ZIMBABWE DEMOCRATIC TEACHERS’ UNION
11-ZIMTA – ZIMBABWE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION
13-ZRTU – ZIMBABWE RURAL TEACHERS’ UNION