CSTU cancels planned strike – Capital Radio Malawi
21 February, 2024

Kunchenga-will keep engaging with the government

The Civil Servants Trade Union (CSTU) and the Teachers Union of Malawi (TUM) have cancelled a planned strike, following government’s decision to addressed the demands by the unionists

Yesterday afternoon a team of government officials had a meeting with the grieved workers who threatened on go on strike next Monday, should the government fail to address their demand for a 35 % salary increment.

During the meeting Government has vowed to effect the unionists demanded increments and benefits by 1 April only after a financial analysis.

The unionists cite prevailing disparities between the cost of living and the average earnings of a majority of civil servants.

CSTU President Charles Kumchenga has emphasised that they will keep engaging with the government and make sure that their demands are met. 

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