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City of Harare dragged to court over unpaid salaries

 

The City of Harare has been taken to court by its workers who are claiming residential stands which they have been promised as an alternative to paying arrear salaries in 2017.

Harare Municipal Workers Union, Water and Allied Workers Union, Zimbabwe Urban Councils Union and Zimbabwe Allied Municipalities Workers Union filed an application at the High Court on 19 June 2018 .

According to the court papers, plaintiffs’ claims against the defendant are  4 229 serviced residential stands which defendant (City of Harare) bound itself to deliver to the plaintiffs as an alternative to paying arrear salaries in a deed of settlement signed by the parties on November 7 2017 or alternatively payment of the sum of US$ 15  079 321.00 being arrear salaries as at 5 October 2017.

City of Harare is yet to respond to the litigation.

 

 

 

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