CSAWUZ Regional Secretary, Elphas Munakaila says government has released K3.8 billion to pay judiciary workers their 40 per cent housing allowance arrears.
Mr Munakaila told ZANIS in an interview this evening that government released the
He said there is there is therefore no need for the workers to continue the strike
as government has already attended to theirÂ concerns.
Mr Munakaila assured the workers that they would be paid their money within the
course of next after all bank transaction.
Judiciary workers in Lusaka yesterdayÂ vowed to continue with their strike action
even after assurances that the Ministry of Finance and National Planning had
approved K3.8 billion to pay them their 40 per cent housing allowance arrears,
dating back to 2003.
The workers, who were addressed at the Lusaka Magistrate Court complexÂ by their
union leaders said it was not the mere approval of the money that would make them
resume work but actual payment of the housing arrear.
Civil Servants and Allied Workers Union of Zambia (CSAWUZ) Long Acres Branch
Chairman Elphas Munakaila and Judiciary Union Chairman Peter Mwale addressed the