Annual Shutdown and Vacation Leave

Closed Door

A shutdown is when a business temporarily closes during slow periods of the year, such as Christmas and New Year. A shutdown is not the same as a stand down, a stand-down is when an employer sends employees home if there is no useful work for reasons beyond their control like a natural disaster or […]

NECBRICK Code & GP Summary

The Council managed to register its first industry employment code of conduct ever. The Code and Grievance Procedure was published in the Government Gazette on the 3rd of July 2020. The following is a summary of the critical sections of the code and grievance procedure. Application & Scope The Code applies to ALL Permanent, Contract […]

The History of Zimbabwean National Employment Councils

In Zimbabwe, the provision for National Employment Councils has been there since 1980. National Employment Councils, once known as Industrial Councils, have been in existence since 1934 in some cases they were named Bargaining Councils. In simple terms, National Employment Councils are representative bodies of employer and employee organizations. The National Employment Council is ordinarily […]