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Times of Zambia unionised workers stage sit-in-protest

Economy Times of Zambia unionised workers stage sit-in-protest

Unionised workers at the Times of Zambia/Printpak who included Journalists this morning staged a sit-in protest  over delayed negotiations to increase their salaries.

The workers who were adamant to return to work have since resumed operations and a meeting between management and union officials has been set for Thursday to chart the way forward over the matter.

Senior Journalists Association Chairperson for Times Of  Zambia Newspaper Isabel Chimangeni confirmed the sit-in-protest to ZANIS in an interview in Lusaka today and said the workers downed tools this morning over management’s delay in negotiating for higher salaries.

Ms. Chimageni  added that the workers are also pressing for improved conditions of service for unionised workers .

She pointed out that  the employees said the gap in conditions of service  for the unionised workers and management was too wide and that management should do something to lessen the gap.

And Ms Chimageni has disclosed that at a meeting management held with union officials this morning it was resolved that a meeting would be held in Ndola on Thursday to discuss the way forward.

The workers who were adamant to go back to work have since resumed.

ZANIS

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