Press Statements

17 Jun 2020
17 June 2020
PRESS RELEASE
RE: Government must come clean on lockdown measures
For the past few days, the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions(ZCTU) has noted with concern the harassment of workers and other citizens on their way to work by members of the security forces in the name of stopping the spread of COVID-19 despite having genuine papers allowing them to go to work.
10 Jun 2020
For Immediate Release
10 June  2020
   
ZCTU PRESS RELEASE
RE: PUBLIC HEARING ON THE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) notes with serious concern the decision by the government to go ahead with public hearings on the Zimbabwe Constitution Amendment Bill No. 2 (H.B.23,2019) at a time the country is under lockdown.
3 Jun 2020
03 June 2020
PRESS RELEASE
RE:  The arrest and  detention of Advocate Thabani Mpofu
The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) condemns in the strongest terms the arrest and detention of lawyer Thabani Mpofu.
 
Adv. Mpofu presented himself to the police on 1 June 2020 following an alleged raid at his Harare residence by 11 armed officers. He is being charged with among other charges obstruction of justice.
27 May 2020
27 May 2020
PRESS RELEASE
RE: COVID-19 should not be used to clampdown on journalists
The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions notes with concern that the government is using the outbreak of COVID-19 as a scapegoat to arrest journalists going about their  business and this should stop.
25 May 2020
25 May 2020
PRESS RELEASE
RE: Zimbabwe Dollar Collapse hits workers hard
The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) is alarmed with the continously losing of value of the local currency thereby seriously eroding the value of workers wages and salaries on a daily basis.
At the time of issuing this statement,  the Zimbabwean dollar was trading at US$1 to Z$75. The official rate is US$1 to Z$25. It is inconceivable that just a few weeks ago the Zimbabwean dollar was pegged at par to the United States dollar.
20 May 2020
20 May 2020
PRESS RELEASE
RE: ZCTU Condemns the attack of ARTUZ  leader
Barely a week after the kidnapping and torture of three female  opposition activists by suspected state agents, the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has received with sadness the assault of yet again another female activist.
16 May 2020
16 May 2020
PRESS RELEASE
RE: ABUDUCTION OF MDC ALLIANCE OFFICIALS
The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions(ZCTU) is horrified that once again another NAZI style kidnapping and abduction of opposition activists has taken place in Zimbabwe under the so called 'New Dispensation' and 'Second Republic'.
1 May 2020

ZCTU PRESIDENT PETER MUTASA’S MAY DAY MESSAGE TO THE WORKERS OF ZIMBABWE

 

THEME; ‘Stop COVID-19 Pandemic, Scale up Social Protection and Dialogue, Save Jobs and Pay a Living Wage’

 

1 MAY 2020

 

 

 

 

Let me start by giving thanks to the Almighty God for keeping us safe in this difficult world and trying times. We give him all the glory and reverence.

 

18 Apr 2020

ZCTU MESSAGE TO MARK ZIMBABWES 40th INDEPENDENCE DAY

             

Today, 18 April 2020, the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) joins the rest of Zimbabweans in celebrating the country’s 40th Independence anniversary. We recognise and appreciate the significance of this great day to all Zimbabweans and in particular the role played by freedom fighters and the masses to liberate this country from the evil white minority rule.

 

15 Apr 2020

PAYMENT OF SALARIES OF PRIVATE SECTOR EMPLOYEES DURING LOCKDOWN

26 Mar 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Re: ZCTU CALLS FOR A 30 DAY COUNTRY LOCK DOWN

The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) is calling on Zimbabwean workers to IMMEDIATELY stop going to work for the next 30 days in order to stop the spread of the Corona virus.

12 Feb 2020

RE: ZCTU DEMANDS A MINIMUM WAGE, MOBILISES FOR ACTION

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