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Government increases public sector salaries by 40 percent effective from November 1 2020 as part of continued efforts to improve conditions of service for civil servants.

https://www.chronicle.co.zw/10-percent-risk-allowance-for-teachers-new-basic-salary-package-now-18-237/

https://www.herald.co.zw/civil-servants-awarded-40-percent-pay-hike/

https://twitter.com/ZBCNewsonline/status/1326254417860030466

    

Nov. 11, 2020

Government has introduced a 10 percent risk allowance for teachers while proposing a 40 percent salary increase for civil servants which will result in the lowest paid employee getting over $14 500. Cabinet approved new salary proposals for civil servants  as Government affirms its commitment to pay employees decent salaries

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Civil servants get 40pc cost of living cushion

https://www.herald.co.zw/civil-servants-get-40pc-cost-of-living-cushion/

 

    

Oct. 2, 2020

The 40 percent cost-of-living salary adjustment by the Government was paid into the bank accounts of civil servants, while negotiations continued with unions representing civil servants over a final agreement on wages and other employment terms. The adjustment, and the continuation of the US$75 a month Covid-19 allowance, were interim steps taken by the Government to help cushion its employees