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Trade union leaders beaten and arrested during Zimbabwe austerity protests

11 October, 2018Police have beaten and arrested two leaders of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU), as thousands of workers took to the streets in cities across Zimbabwe on 11 October to protest against austerity measures. 

Young workers in Zimbabwe engage on the future of unions

14 September, 2018Young and unionized workers in Zimbabwe live in a country in a state of flux but where there are immense opportunities to bring back the power of the unions whose existence is threatened.

Zimbabwe: Unions denounce human rights violations in post-election violence

9 August, 2018With the Zimbabwe National Army’s killing of six people, including workers and street traders, in post-election violence Zimbabwean unions are doubtful of the prospects for a democratic transition.

"100 days of snubbing Zimbabwean workers," says union federation

7 March, 2018The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade unions (ZCTU), the national centre to which IndustriALL Global Union affiliates belong, says President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration “met everyone” for consultations, but snubbed labour during its first 100 days in office.

IndustriALL affiliates celebrate Africa Industrialization Day – 2017

22 November, 2017Several events were held in conjunction with Africa Industrialization Day, 2017.

Zimbabwe: Unions organizing against all odds

18 October, 2017To be effective in the fight for workers’ rights, Zimbabwean workers must join trade unions, emphasized the IndustriALL Global Union women’s committee meeting in Harare on 13 October.

Survival of the fittest in Zimbabwe

28 May, 2015Unions in Zimbabwe met in May to discuss strategies to make them relevant to worker struggles after company closures and massive layoffs, a result of the ongoing economic crisis.

ZIMBABWE

15 October, 2014In October, IndustriALL affiliated unions in Zimbabwe together with the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) joined-in on the global action to Stop Precarious Work.

IndustriALL solidarity campaign continues for ExCo member Angeline Chitambo’s reinstatement

27 May, 2014Angeline Chitambo, President of the Zimbabwe Energy Workers Union (ZEWU) continues her long and bitter fight against the blatant attacks by the state owned Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA).

PROFILE: Angeline Chitambo, Still Fighting On

27 November, 2013There can be no doubt that Angeline Chitambo, President of the Zimbabwe Energy Workers Union (ZEWU) and IndustriALL Global Union Executive Committee member, is a woman of great strength. It has been a tough year for her but she has stood her ground in the face of blatant worker and trade union rights violations by the state owned Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA).