SENIOR STAFF WRITER
CIVIL servants yesterday tabled their demand to be paid in United States dollars before the National Joint Negotiating Council (NJNC), the Daily News reports.
In an interview after the NJNC met in the capital yesterday, Apex Council chairperson Cecilia Alexander said the meeting was adjourned to a date to be advised after civil servants insisted that their remuneration should be entirely in hard currency.
“During the deliberations, the government presented the cushioning arrangements offered by his Excellency (President Emmerson Mnangagwa) in light of the prevailing economic situation induced by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Meanwhile, the Zimbabwe Nurses Association (Zina), with a membership of over 18 000 across the country, yesterday said its members would continue with their strike to press for better remuneration.
In a letter addressed to all members, Zina said the government had remained mute on its intentions to address the plight of nurses and other health workers who were incapacitated owing to poor remuneration and the country’s