Zimbabwe public workers reject government's $21 million pay rise-union official
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's government on Tuesday offered its workers 180 million Zimbabwe dollars ($21 million) additional pay for the July to December period, which unions rejected as inadequate in the face of soaring inflation, a public sector union official said.
The amount, to be shared by 309,000 civil servants, would see each worker receiving only an additional $11.28 a month, Thomas Muzondo, the deputy chairman of public sector union Apex Council told Reuters after a meeting with government negotiators.
(Reporting by MacDonald Dzirutwe; Editing by Gareth Jones)
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