Bonus talks underway
GOVERNMENT has started consultations on the 2018 annual bonuses for civil servants and is expected to make an announcement once the process is complete, the Senate has heard.
Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Minister Dr Sekai Nzenza said consultations being carried out involved all stakeholders, including Treasury.
She was responding to a question in Senate during Thursday.’s question and answer session.
Midlands traditional leader Chief Ngungumbane had asked Minister Nzenza to clear the air on the civil servants bonuses for this year.
“At this stage, we are reviewing our pension funds as well as reviewing the wage bill which also includes the bonuses,” said Minister Nzenza. “Given the current economic turmoil, we would also take that into consideration and if you can bear with me for a while, we will be able to get back to you with the correct information,” the minister said.