Ziscosteel employees protest over poor working conditions, abuse

Ziscosteel employees protest over poor working conditions, abuse
Published: 20 July 2015 (1088 Views)

Scores of disgruntled Ziscosteel workers in Redcliff took to the streets on Saturday in protest over poor living conditions, abuse of workers by top management and failure by the government to resuscitate the sleeping iron and steel-making giant.

Led by the Zimbabwe Metal, Energy & Allied Workers' Union president Antony Nyashanu, the workers petitioned government through Kwekwe district administrator Tenpercent Mutikizizi and Midlands Provincial Affairs minister Jason Machaya to address their grievances.

The workers said non-payment of their salaries since 2008 had put their families in abject poverty.

- newsday

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