Articles tagged 'labour court'

Mangongo demands $400 000 18 May 2018 HARARE – Former Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) U19 coach Steve Mangongo wants over $400 000 in damages for his unlawful dismissal last month. Mangongo took his former employer to the Labour Court arguing that his dismissal was irregular and not consistence with the Labour Act or the national code. [...
CAPS United dragged to court 20 September 2017 HARARE - CAPS United Football Club has been dragged to the High Court by its former employee, who filed an application demanding $13 500 from the soccer team after the two parted ways. In the application, Mercy Dare, a labour officer employed by the Public Service ministry and Masarira Silingw...
MDC property goes under the hammer 13 August 2017 HARARE - The Morgan Tsvangirai-led MDC property recently attached over a $108 000 debt owed to the party's former employee — Sally Dura — is set to be auctioned on Friday. Dura, along with 15 other ex-MDC staffers, won an arbitration award for $600 000 for unfair dismissal. Following the aw...
Top Zimra official fights dismissal 13 June 2017 HARARE - Former Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) finance director Robert Mangwiro — who was dismissed by the State tax agency after being found guilty on 21 of the 33 counts of misconduct — has approached the Labour Court challenging the sacking. Mangwiro, who was dismissed with effect from ...
Zacc re-suspends 8 investigators 8 November 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) has re-suspended eight of the 19 investigators that were initially suspended in July this year following a raft of allegations. One of the investigators, who anonymously spoke to the Daily News, said he was immediately served with another...
NRZ case struck off the motion roll 8 May 2016 BULAWAYO - Labour Court judge Justice Evangelista Kabasa has struck off the roll the matter between the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) and its workers, who downed tools last month over non-payment of their salaries. Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare minister Prisca Mupfumira last ...
Court throws out Nyarota's claims 1 February 2016 HARARE - Just as the specialist Labour Court did last year, the Supreme Court has now also dismissed fanciful claims by State media correspondent Geoffrey Nyarota that Associated Newspapers of Zimbabwe (ANZ), publishers of the Daily News, employed and then dismissed him unfairly in 2010. The S...
Workers' allowances not a right: Court 28 July 2015 HARARE - The Supreme Court has ruled that allowances are not a right for workers but was at companies' discretion. The ruling was handed down following an appeal filed by the National Railways of Zimbabwe, which was challenging a Labour Court ruling and an arbitrator's decision, granting the r...
CAPS United loses labour case 11 April 2015 HARARE - UNDER-fire Castle Lager Premiership side CAPS United have lost the labour dispute involving seven of their players. Labour Court Independent Arbitrator Kenneth Nhongo presided over the case involving the Green Machine against Kenneth Bulaji, Dominic Chungwa, Dominic Mukandi, Stephen M...
Police quiz ZC staffers 16 January 2015 HARARE - Police yesterday questioned unnamed Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) staffers over contempt of court charges with the aim of obstruction of justice in the continuing labour dispute against former employee Andrew Muzamhindo. The Deputy Sheriff in December pounced on ZC and seized its Outside Broa...
More woes for Bosso 19 December 2014 HARARE - Beleaguered Castle Premiership club Highlanders were yesterday ordered by the Labour Court to pay outstanding sign-on fees to former players Bruce Tshuma and Heritein Masusku. Bulawayo independent arbitrator Washington Chitima ruled that Bosso still owed Tshuma $5 500 as part of his s...
Bosso lose Mambare case 10 December 2014 HARARE - Highlanders have been ordered to pay former midfielder Masimba Mambare $10 000 in outstanding signing-on fees by a Bulawayo independent labour arbitrator. Mambare and Bosso were embroiled in the legal dispute since the midfielder moved to the Bulawayo giants’ arch-rivals Dynamos at th...
D-day for Bosso, Mambare 27 November 2014 HARARE - Highlanders and Masimba Mambare will tomorrow appear before an independent labour arbitrator to determine whether the Bulawayo team is obliged to pay the former club midfielder’s outstanding sign-on fee. Bosso and Mambare have been embroiled in a protracted legal wrangle since the pla...
Fleximail labour dispute rages on 18 March 2014 HARARE - Eight ex-Fleximail (Private) Ltd employees, who were part of 31 workers demanding compensation from their former employer for illegal dismissal, have died as the labour dispute rages on, nine years later. Seven years ago, the Labour Court ordered the reinstatement or compensation of t...
National Foods in retrenchment fiasco 6 March 2014 HARARE - National Foods Limited is embroiled in an acrimonious labour dispute with 10 senior managers and 15 junior employees over retrenchment packages that could see the company losing millions of dollars. According to papers filed at the Labour Court by the employees, National Foods reporte...
Zesa employs fake degree holder 29 October 2013 HARARE - The Supreme Court has quashed a Labour Court ruling that a Zesa Holdings (Private) Limited (Zesa) human resources manager's salary be slashed after employing a fake degree holder. The electricity firm appealed to the Supreme Court after the Labour Court ruled that the manager Deporis ...
Anti-graft body to lose property worth $1m 25 October 2013 HARARE - The Anti-Graft body is set to lose property worth $1,5 million, after the court ordered it to pay its 26 workers following a protracted labour dispute. “You are required and directed to attach and take into execution the movable goods of Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc)… and...
Tea estate labour dispute rages on 4 October 2013 HARARE - A labour dispute is raging between the country's largest tea producer Eastern Highlands Plantations Limited and its former employees, who were sacked after an industrial action that destroyed property worth millions of dollars in 2001. Eastern Highlands Plantations Limited has filed a...
Anti-graft body ordered to pay $1,5m to workers 28 September 2013 HARARE - A Labour Court president has ordered the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) to comply with an order to pay its workers a collective amount of over  $1,5 million following a protracted dispute. Zacc had approached the Labour Court seeking to nullify an arbitral award issued in ...
Labour Court presidents sworn-in 7 March 2013 HARARE - Justice and Legal Affairs minister Patrick Chinamasa has said the Labour Court is understaffed because qualified persons are shunning the jobs, owing to poor remuneration, which has created a massive backlog of cases. Chinamasa was speaking to journalists after the swearing in ceremony o...
Judges recommend changes in justice delivery system 17 January 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwean judges have recommended a number of structural and organic changes in the justice delivery system in a bid to reduce ever increasing workload and streamline operations. Judges have recommended that the Labour Court be empowered to execute its own judgments and arbitral powers,...