Over 600 Unionized Zambia Postal Services Corporation (ZAMPOST), employees country wide have not been paid their July and August salaries.
National Union of Communication Workers (NUWC), general secretary Richard Mulenga confirmed the development to ZANIS in a telephone interview in Ndola today.
Mr. Mulenga said ZAMPOST is not able to generate enough revenue to meet its current wage bill which stands at around K3 million Kwacha.
He said the problem which has led to the delay is the suspension of the social cash transfer contract by the Ministry of Community Development.
Mr. Mulenga could not however, give further details on why the social cash transfer contract has been suspended stating that the Union has not been availed with the information.
He explained that the other problem is owing to the competitive nature of the products that the company is offering to the market.And when contacted for a comment over the matter, ZAMPOST Post Master General Mcpherson Chanda was not available by press time