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.