Zimbabwe: Precedent Set in Sexual Harassment Case

A landmark judgment has finally set precedent for the awarding of damages for sexual harassment in Zimbabwe, with a victim being awarded $180 000. The final order was all thanks …

Mbatha v Zizhou and Another (HH 675 of 2021) [2021] ZWHHC 675 (01 December 2021);

Rita Marque Mbatha reported former Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) CEO Farai Bwatikona Zizhou for sexual harassment when she worked as his personal assistant between 2002 and 2003. The CZI …

Zimbabwe launches National Labour Migration Policy to help protect migrant workers

Although there is no reliable data, with an estimated 4 to 7 million people living outside of the country, Zimbabwe has one of the highest per capita rates of net migration in …

ILAW Statement: Condemning the Continued Harassment of Zimbabwean Workers

The ILAW Network has sent a letter to the President of Zimbabwe condemning the continued harassment of workers and trade unionists in Zimbabwe, including labeling ZCTU as a terrorist organization. …

UNI condemns Zimbabwe for labelling trade union as terrorists

UNI Global Union condemns in the strongest terms the labelling of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) as a terrorist organization and demands an end to the persecution of …

Zimbabwe: Authorities must drop charges against health care workers for demanding better wages

In response to charges levelled against 13 nurses who are accused of contravening lockdown regulations, introduced as a way to address COVID-19, by protesting to demand better wages and working …

Doctors sue Zimbabwe government over lack of Covid-19 protective equipment

The Zimbabwean government has been taken to court over its failure to provide doctors working on the frontline of the Covid-19 pandemic with masks. The Zimbabwe Association for Doctors for Human Rights …

Zimbabwe: Doctors sue over COVID-19 exposure

ZIMBABWE’S 1 500 doctors working at public health institutions are exposed to the killer coronavirus after government failed to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) and have sued to force authorities …

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Issues Detention Orders against Companies Suspected of Using Forced Labor

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued five Withhold Release Orders (WROs) covering five different products, imported from five different countries yesterday, September 30. This action was based on information obtained …

Zimbabwe Independent Legislator Takes on Chinese Companies for Worker Abuse

“A Zimbabwean legislator is taking on Chinese companies that he says aren’t adhering to local laws and are abusing workers in the African nation. China’s investments in the country should …

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