Government says it is strictly enforcing the no work, no pay policy to government teachers who are failing to report for duty.
In an address during a post Cabinet Media briefing in Harare on Wednesday, Minister of Information Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Monica Mutsvagwa said the Cabinet was informed that the number of teachers reporting for duty had decreased.
”We have been informed that the numbers of government teachers reporting for duty had decreased therefore we are going to strictly enforce the policy of no -work no-pay.” She said.
Cabinet also noted that, some of the teachers reporting for duty were not attending classes.
She added that the negotiations for improved conditions of service remain under the National Joint Negotiating Council (NJNC).
”Cabinet wishes to reiterate that, negotiations for improved conditions of service will remain under the NJNC and that the no-work no -pay policy will be strictly enforced.” Mutsvagwa said.
Meanwhile, Minister Mutsvagwa said the Cabinet did not address the critical shortage of buses and warned transporters against violating the Covid-19 regulations.
”Cabinet is yet to address the critical shortage of buses for transporting the public but we are warning the transporters allegedly violating Covid-19 regulations that they will be dealt with.” She said.