Collective Agreement For Farm Employees Signed

Collective Agreement For Farm Employees Signed

The Zambia Farm Employers’ Association and its social partners; National Union for Plantation, Agricultural and Allied Workers (NUPAAW) and the Grains and Meat Workers Union of Zambia (GRAMUZ) on Wednesday, 22nd July, 2015 signed a collective agreement for farm employees covering all conditions of service except for wages whose negotiations are scheduled to start within July.

The agreement which will come into effect on 1st August, 2015 will remain binding for the next for 3 years. The main changes to the collective agreement include an adjustment in retirement and minimum gratuity benefits as well as inflationary increases in funeral and medical assistance, and subsistence and tools allowances. Copies of the agreement are available to ZFEA paid up members.

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