I can remove ZCTU president: Mupfumira

I can remove ZCTU president: Mupfumira

By Daniel Chigundu PUBLIC Service, Labour and Social Services Minister Prisca Mupfumira say she is empowered by government policy to remove ZCTU president Peter Mutasa from the National Social Security Authority (NSSA) board, contrary to what the labour board is saying. According to ZCTU, the minister’s decision is unconstitutional and violates the principles of freedom of association and has even threatened to petition High Court and to file a complaint to the International Labour Organisation against the government of Zimbabwe. However, speaking in Parliament recently, Mupfumira said there are requirements…

Read More

NSSA to increase pensions

NSSA to increase pensions

By Daniel Chigundu THE National Social Security Authority (NSSA) is reportedly working on increasing its pension payout to pensioners, a Cabinet Minister has revealed. NSSA has come under fire from pensioners for some time who complain that the authority is busy investing in unprofitable ventures while paying them peanuts. NSSA is a statutory body established in 1989 with a mandate to administer social security public funds on behalf of about 1.3 million contributors. The authority administers two schemes: Pension and Other Benefits Scheme and Accident Prevention and Workers’ Compensation Scheme….

Read More