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.

Previous SA citrus specialists to visit EU over black spot row...
Next Best Beef, Best Pork are doing well - Amatheon...

About author

You might also like

Weather forecasts project roll-out help women farmers

Authorities have applauded the real-time weather forecasts project roll-out across the country. The development is helping women farmers win the battle against the impact of climate change. The UNDP-supported Climate

Business 0 Comments

Country needs strategy to link farmers to Agro-processors

The Zambia Association of Manufacturers (ZAM) says the country needs to adopt a strong and resilient strategy that will link farmers to processors to boost the manufacturing base. ZAM chief

Authorities call for intensified patrols on Luapula River

Zambian or Congolese authorities have called for increased patrols on the Luapula River during the fish ban period. Authorities resolved that illegal fishermen are apprehended by patrol teams should be