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Govt Raises Soldiers' Salaries, Teacher Unions Claim

Govt Raises Soldiers' Salaries, Teacher Unions Claim

The Amalgamated Rural Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (ARTUZ) has threatened a full-blown strike by teachers after the Government deducted salaries from teachers.

According to various teachers’ unions, the Public Service Commission (PSC) deducted between $11 000 and $17 000 from teachers’ salaries.

ARTUZ also claimed that the Government hiked salaries for soldiers at a time it was deducting the earnings of teachers who failed to report for duty in February due to financial incapacitation. ARTUZ said:

[The Government] increased salaries for soldiers but deducted salaries from [teachers]. This provocation will force teachers to go on strike.

The threats and implementation of no work no pay will not stop a full-blown strike. We have waited for a solution but this Government doesn’t care.

On Monday, the Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) said other Government employees (presumably soldiers), had been paid $80 000 each while teachers’ salaries were deducted. PTUZ said:

Teachers have just been deflated by salaries ranging from RTGS$5k-19k four days after other government employees got circa $80k.

The discrimination is resident evil type… Clearly, education matters very little.

PSC Permanent Secretary Jonathan Wutawunashe confirmed the deductions. He said:

It is true that Government is serious about the no work no pay principle because it is the only one that is fair to those who show up at work.

There’s no justice and there is no logic in treating the civil servant who reports for duty the same way you treat the one who does not show up.

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12 Comments

brother josey 1 month ago

my girlfriend is getting 175usd plus 20000rtgs salary so vePindula were a u getting those lowerly tempered with figures from


kalide 1 month ago

they're very correct bro, those who are not reporting for duty only are the ones affected
pindula are reporting as it is

Douglas Nyikayaramba 1 month ago

@ chimbori pizza 😂😂😂😂 ndazoseka huye bodo.


Asalif 1 month ago

Huuummm I'm tongue tied kkkkkk I think it's now finding a way on how to fire them then employ those who are staying at home so that they vote for him in the next election what else can we say , gomerai muripo guys if it was we I would just resign if my years of service are good there is nothing worth fighting for


e.g John Chibadura 1 month ago

Kana uri teacher muZimbabwe pa gavhumenti chikoro uchiri kumukira kuenda kubasa.
Simudza ruoko rwako rwerudyi wotora rweruboshwe woisa pachipfuva woti nezwi riri pamusoro kuti
"NDIRI DHODHI CHAIRO REMUNHU"
💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩


e.g John Chibadura 1 month ago

Yaaa kusvika mati chimboti pizza ma teacher makarara chaizvo kurara chaiko nezamhu mumukanwa

Gezani 1 month ago

Huye haiwa bodo .....

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chidhori 1 month ago

yeah those ones deserve good salary cz ka kkkkkkkk ..........vakangomuka vachit ramakadira rakazara .....kkkkkkk hamudire fut


Chimboti Pizza 1 month ago

Vote CCC for change vana vevhu


Chimboti Pizza 1 month ago

Haaa ED zvamanje manje wambohwinha zvako, dai ukafira kuhope


Ed 1 month ago

Just don't teach asi go to work


g 1 month ago

ko kuwedzera kwamakaita masoja Mari nhy Jonathan hautaure nezvako here. dira Hako rizare



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